• Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess'
  • Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess'
  • Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess'
  • Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess'

Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess'

Pink Flag Lily, Flag Lily
Size: ex 1.5L pots

Availability: In stock

£8.99

Quick Overview

  • Delicate star-shaped pale-pink flowers
  • Tall linear foliage
  • Warm sunny and sheltered aspect
  • Fertile, well-drained, gritty soil
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Description

Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess', is a pale pink cultivar of Flag Lily. In bud, the colour on the undersides of the petals display as a mid-pink and as the flower opens the upper surface of the petals are revealed as a very delicate pale-pink that contrast with the lemon-yellow throat and the yellow anthers. Originating as a sport of the stronger pink Hesperantha coccinea 'Jennifer' it is also known as Hesperantha coccinea 'Wilfred J. Bryant'.

Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess' can start flowering as early as mid-August, continuing throughout the late summer and autumn into early winter.

All Hesperanthas like a rich, fertile soil that is also well-drained with plenty of added grit. It appreciates full sun and in colder regions will benefit from a sheltered aspect.

Additional Information

Order Asparagales
Family Iridaceae
Sub-Family Crocoideae
Synonyms Hesperantha coccinea 'Wilfred J. Bryant', Schizostylis coccinea 'Wilfred J. Bryant', Schizostylis ixioides, Schizostylis pauciflora,
Geographical Origin Horticultural cultivar - type species from South Africa
Cultivation Warm, sunny, sheltered aspect. A fertile substrate with plenty of grit or gravel for winter drainage. Keep moist in summer with regualar watering
Eventual Height 60cm
Eventual Spread 80-90cm
Hardiness Hardy down to at least -10C. Good winter drainage is important and it benefits from a mulch, either of bark or gravel depending on the garden style

Hesperantha coccinea 'Pink Princess'

Pink Flag Lily, Flag Lily
Size: ex 1.5L pots

Availability: In stock

£8.99
You could receive 20 Palm Points for writing a review and/or rating this product.

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