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Plants: Brodiaea laxa 'Queen Fabiola' - triplet lily, wild hyacinth

Posted by havlis 22.03. 2008 17:05:19 (35905 readers)
Brodiaea laxa 'Queen Fabiola' - triplet lily, wild hyacinth

Brodiaea laxa 'Queen Fabiola' - triplet lily, wild hyacinth

Triplet lily is a beautiful and easy cormous perennial. It flowers in end May or June for about 3 weeks. Flowers are star shaped, violet-blue, borne on 30-50 long stems, each bearing about 10 blooms. Mid green leaves are linear. Cut flowers last 2 weeks in a vase, or left uncut in the garden they bloom for 3 weeks. The flowers look very much like agapanthus.

It needs moist, but well-drained (especially in winter), sandy loam, rich in organic material. Water and feed it freely every 3 weeks from spring until the flowers have gone. Then keep it dry. Well mulched it is fully hardy to -28°C (USDA zone 5).
Milan Havlis, Specializované zahradnictví
Chlumec 23, 382 32 Velešín, Czech republic
www.havlis.cz
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