Gladiolus callianthus, Syn. Acidanthera bicolor
Abyssinian Lily Acidanthera murielae x 20
Bulb size 5/6
20 Flower bulbs
Available next Spring
Sword lily Acidanthera or Abyssinian Lily 'Gladiolus accidi' is one of the most fragrant gladioli types around. It bears attractive highly fragrant...
Sword lily Acidanthera or Abyssinian Lily 'Gladiolus accidi' is one of the most fragrant gladioli types around. It bears attractive highly fragrant pure white lily-like flowers with a deep purple blotch in the centre in late summer. They're very decorative when planted in the border with late flowering perennials. Dig them up in late autumn and store in cool dry conditions and replant in spring.
|Botanical name||Gladiolus callianthus, Syn. Acidanthera bicolor|
|Location||Sun and shade|
|Plant spacing||15 cm|
|Plant Depth||8 cm|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Full grown height||80 cm - 100 cm|
|Mature width||1 - 10 cm|
How to take care of Abyssinian Lily Acidanthera murielae x 20
Plant Abyssinian Lily Acidanthera murielae in well-drained prepared soil in a sheltered spot with full sun when all danger of frost has passed. You can improve heavy soil by mixing in some builders sand. Plant Abyssinian Lily Acidanthera murielae 'nose' upward into the soil at the recommended depth on the packaging. Always water well after planting to stimulate growth! For best results the following year as the buds materialize, add a high potash liquid feed in early spring to fertilize. Remove the faded flower heads as they appear as this helps to promote new growth. Lift Abyssinian Lily Acidanthera murielae before winter arrives. Store in a cool, dry frost-free place until you can replant the bulbs in spring.
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