Dichelostemma ida-maia

£1.35
Minimum Purchase:
5 bulbs
Flowering Season: 
June-July
Synonyms: 
Brevoortia ida-maia, Brodiaea coccinea, Brodiaea ida-maia
Common Name: 
firecracker flower, crimson Californian hyacinth
Height: 
Medium (approx. 60cm)

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Description

An interesting plant that bears clusters of narrow, tubular, bright red flowers, each one with green and yellow recurved lips. Flowers are approx. 2-3cm long. The foliage is grass-like in appearance and will die back as the flower emerges. It has a habit of being dormant for a season after lifting but, do not give up, just keep it in a greenhouse and keep warm! Makes excellent cut flowers. Height 60cm (24").

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