Triteleia silver Queen is a fantastic addition to our range. The flowers of Triteleia Silver Queen are a pure white and can be used for cut flower. They are a very showy variety and will last for quite a while in your garden.
Formally known as Brodiaea, Triteleia make great garden flowers producing masses of multi-headed flowers on their stems. This variety has dense heads of creamy yellow star shaped flowers. They then have a deeper yellow stripe at the centre of each petal. They are long lasting flowers, blooming for up to 6 weeks. As such they are perfect used as cut-flower.
Grow in a well drained soil in a sheltered part of the garden which is not North facing. Protect from frosts or excessively wet conditions. Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms adding grit and or well rotted manure at this stage to help with drainage. Plant bulbs 8cms deep and 5-10cms apart in groups of 10 or more for the best effect.
Flowering height: 24″ (60cm)
Flowering time: June – July
Aspect: Sheltered parts of the garden that are not North facing. They prefer a lot of sun.
Soil Type: A free draining soil that is relatively fertile Top up feeding with bulb starter, bonemeal or similar during growing season.
Planting Depth: 8cms
Planting Distance: 5-10cms
New season top quality bulbs dispatched from September onwards