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Reineckia carnea

An unusual lily, loosely related to lily of the valley. It has glossy, upright, strap-like leaves, and the flowers emerge from the centres of the tufts of leaves. Each stem has a raceme of flowers, somewhat like a grape hyacinth, but each small, pinkish-red bud opens to a white star. Its rhizomes spread to form colonies. It grows well for us in a peat bed, so far with just a few flower stems.

Grape hyacinth-like flowers, pinky-red buds opening to white stars.

Quantity 1 litre pot
Width 30cm
Height 20cm
Family Asparagaceae
Flowering Later summer to autumn
Habitat detail meadows, over limestone
Garden habitat Alpine winter / part shade summer
Soil humus rich soil
Plant category Alpine
Height range 6 - 20 cm


1 litre pot 6.00
Reineckea carnea
Reineckea carnea
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