Native to Argentina, this stunning hardy blue star-shaped flower has a darker violet stripe down the centre of each petal. They are beautifully scented in late winter and spring, the narrow strap- shaped leaves have a slight onion scent. They are very easy to grow and look fabulous planted in drifts, rockeries and especially somewhere you can appreciate the sweet scent. Height 15cm. Flowers April - May. Top sized bulbs supplied.
|Mature Height||15 cm|
|Mature Spread||15 cm|
|Plant Spacing||10 cm|
|Annual Growth||15 cm|
|Planting||Plant bulbs 7cm deep.|
|Soil Type||Fertile, well drained soil.|
Growing at a glance…
These small spring-flowering blooms are perfect for use as ground cover in beds and containers. They prefer sunny conditions, especially when in bloom. If your garden struggles for sunlight, plant them in containers and move them around the garden to wherever the sun hits. Grow in moist, well-drained soil, about 8-10cm deep. Allow to die back before pruning in late spring.