Deep burgundy-red, velvety blooms that seem to glow in the morning sun, sit on top of tall stems late in the season. Their rich colouring blends well with deep purples and near blacks or alternatively, liven them up with oranges and reds.
SITE: full sun
FLOWERING MONTHS: April/May
BULB SIZE: 10/11
In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse