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Polianthes tuberosa Pink Sapphire - Tuberose

Item Number: 90-07
Spring items available for order Jan. 2019.
Important Product Notes:
Categories: Spring Planted shipped 3-1 to 6-1 17 (Summer Catalogue) - Catalogue - Bulbs - Cutting/Picking - Other Categories - Container Use - Site Specific Options - Meadows
Genus: Polianthes tuberosa
Cultivar: Pink Sapphire
Family: Agavaceae
Nickname: Tuberose
Bulbs per sq. foot: 3 to 4
Zones: 8, 9, 10 See map
Bloomtime: Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Color: Pink
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 19" - 24", 25" - 30", 31" - 36"
Moisture: Dry, Average
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attracts numerous pollinators the plant is one that attracts numerous pollinators
Spring Planted shipped 3-15 to 6-15
Description
Polianthes tuberosa Pink Sapphire has soft pink flowers; double form; fragrant; 18"-36"; winter hardiness zone 8-10; 10/12cm bulbs.

Lots of tubular, super fragrant, white blossoms with incredibly thick, waxy substance bloom on top of 18"-24" stems with foliage that is 1' tall. If the bulbs are planted in the spring, they bloom in late summer. However, when they overwinter, which they sometimes do here, they bloom in early summer and seem to last forever.  Bulbs can be started indoors for early bloom, and should be if you live in a climate with a short summer season (see our heat mat).  Victorian favorite; used pre-1600; 14-18 cm bulbs; 3 to 5 per sq. ft.; winter hardiness zones 8-10; has overwintered in our zone 7 garden with winter mulch and good drainage. (This was one of our grandmother's favorites - one flower makes the house smell wonderful!)

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