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Botanical Name - Scilla peruviana
Family Name - Liliaceae
Plant Type - bulb
Size - 60cm high x 25cm wide.
Planting Time - autumn
Planting Width - 15-20cm
Depth - tip at soil level.
Flowering - late winter to early spring.
Positioning - full sun to part shade.
General Information - generally pretty hardy. Suitable for Mediterranean and temperate/dry climates.
Watering - water when the bulb begins to flower and keep soil slightly moist until foliage dies back.
Fertilising - top dress with a complete fertiliser.
Soil - well drained soil.
Lifting & Storage - can be left undisturbed until you wish to divide them.
Pests - bait snails and slugs.
Tips - The foliage of Cuban Lilies tends to turn yellow instead of dying back, to disguise this over the summer months you may want to inter-plant them with summer perennials. Longer lasting colour if planted in semi-shade. Makes a good cut flower.