Polianthes tuberosa 'The Pearl'
Fragrant blooms on tall stems above clumps of grass-like foliage.
Blooms mid summer
7-10 Find your zone
Features and Usage:
Greenhouse Growing Instructions:
Plants require high light levels to bloom in 90-120 days if kept at 75° F. Never allow temperature to drop below 59° F. Water well then allow soils to dry on top before watering again, never leave sitting in water. Polianthes benefit from fertilization every 4-6 weeks.
Plants Per Gallon: 3
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 45-60
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: High
Plant 1 bulb so top of bulb is 4" deep in a 6" pot or 3 per one gallon pot using a well draining soil. Water generously immediately after potting to rehydrate the bulb.
Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:
Plant in full sun in rich sandy soil once danger of frost has passed. Perfect in patio pots.