Chinese rhubarb ‘Atrosanguineum’ (Rheum palmatum ‘Atrosanguineum’)3rd April 2021
Crimson flag lily (Hesperantha coccinea)3rd April 2021
£5.98 inc. VAT
Crimson flag lily (white form) (Hesperantha coccinea f. alba) is a vigorous clump forming perennial with narrow sword-shaped light green leaves and flower spikes bearing up to 10 open cup-shaped white flowers with a very subtle very pale pink flush. A wonderful showy plant that gives colour in late summer to early winter long after most other plants have finished and is semi-evergreen. See also Crimson flag lily ‘Major’ and Crimson flag lily ‘Mrs Hegarty’ Hardy to minus 10 degrees but frosts can damage flower spikes.
Planting position: Bog garden plant, damp but not waterlogged soil in full sun
Form: 9cm in a pot