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Polianthes tuberosa 'Pink Sapphire'

(Tuberose)

Half-hardy Tuber

Rarely seen, this stunning pink Tuberose represents a breeding breakthrough. Fully double, deep pink flowers with the most extraordinary fragrance are carried on sturdy flower spikes above linear green foliage. Its beguiling aroma is at its richest during warm summer evenings. Polianthes tuberosa 'Pink Sapphire' makes a charming border plant and a sensational cut flower. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as tubers.

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Ideal For:
cut flower garden, scented gardens
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Position:
full sun
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Plant tubers in pots during spring, at a depth of 10cm. Grow them on in a warm, frost free position. When plants are well grown, and all risk of frost has past, transplant Polianthes into their final positions in borders or containers. Choose a sunny position in moist, free draining soil. Tubers may also be planted directly into borders.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. With the first autumn frosts, remove tubers from their positions and store over winter in peat or sand, in a cool but frost free position. Replant tubers of Polianthes tuberosa the following spring.
We will do our best to ship your plants or bulbs to you at the ideal time for planting as stated against each product. We recommend that you prepare your soil, planting beds or patio containers ahead of time so you are ready to plant out, or pot on, just as soon as your order arrives. You will find the name of the variety printed on the top line of the address label on your package. Please ensure that you open the packaging immediately and carefully read through the instruction leaflet provided. For greatest success, please pot on or plant out as soon as possible, following the cultural instructions enclosed with your order.
Reviews
  1. Polianthes Pink Sapphire

    By Suzanne Drayson 14-06-2014

    I order 6 of these plants and, 3 for myself and 3 for a friend, but have not seen a sign of them growing. I ordered these because of the strong fragrance. O/No V10100468, very disappointed.

    Our Reply

    " Thank you for your review. Please contact our customer care department on care@vmplants.com with full details and one of our agents will be more than happy to assist you with this matter. "

    Natalie - Van Meuwen
    Customer Care Team
    16-06-2014

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