Erythronium Joanna


Joanna is an attractive dogs tooth violet with very attractive soft pink flowers that are tinted apricot pink.

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Erythronium Joanna is an exceptionally variety with beautiful flowers that are a soft yellow, tinted apricot pink with age. It is a bulbous perennial with elliptical, mid-green leaves with brown marbling. In spring, upright stems produce up to eight pink-flushed, cream-yellow flowers with pale yellow anthers.

This variety has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Cultivation Instructions

Cultivate soils to a depth of 4-5″ (10-12cm) then add humus and grit to ensure good drainage.  Plant bulbs 2-3″ (6-9cm) deep and water in well.

Enhance the soil with a light covering of leaf mulch or similar. During the first 6 months make sure that the soil does not dry out. However be careful not to overwater. After this time they can be left alone to naturalise.

Ideal in the shady, woodland type areas.

Soil type: Plant 5-7cms deep.

Care Tips:

Ideal for growing in woodland areas or the shadier parts of the garden. Plant immediately on arrival in well drained soil.

Enhance the nutrient content of the soil by adding bonemeal.

Growing Information

Flowering height: 10″ (25cm)

Flowering time: April

Aspect: Semi shade, woodland areas

Soil type: Humus rich soils that are free draining

Fragrant: N/A

Planting Depth: 6-9cm

Planting distance: 8cm

Remember to feed well during the leaf and flowering stage to ensure they grow and bulk up well for subsequent years growth.

New season top quality bulbs delivered from September onwards

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