Galtonia Moonbeam

Galtonia Moonbeam

Carefree brilliance.

This product is not available this season.

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Available in the following states:
ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS and VIC

A fully double form of Galtonia candicans,
Galtonia ‘Moonbeam’ is twice the height, has rose bud like flowers and produces many more blooms.

The racemes of Galtonia ‘Moonbeam’ carry 10-40 flowers on each stem which, in ideal conditions, can reach 2m! The flowers are creamy white with a light fragrance. The blooms last well in a vase where their height is handy in arrangements.

The grey-green, lance shaped, upright foliage surrounds the bloom, but doesn’t reach their heady heights.

This excellent cultivar is dry tolerant once established. A fertile, well drained soil, with a moderate water supply during the growing season is required. Plant in a sunny position for a good display year after year. In areas north of Sydney they do best with a little shade. Bulbs can be left in the ground to naturalise.

Discovered in 1982 by a garden enthusiast in a small town of New Zealand, this extraordinary bulb has been bred to increase in numbers and has become available in Australia exclusively through Tesselaar.


Supplied as: Bulbs

Code

GAMMB

Botantical name

Galtonia candicans

Height

1-2m

Width

40cm

Flowers

late Summer

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Unavailable in WA

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Size

Water needs

2