Schizostylis coccinea Mrs Hegarty

 

Schizostylis coccinea Mrs Hegarty, Kaffir Lily. Highly attractive perennial that flowers in autumn. Bearing a profusion of pink starry flowers on slender stems and foliage. Can be planted in pond margin as long as not more than 2", (5 cm) deep in the water. With a Max height of Height 24", (60cm).

 

 

Plant in moist soil. Full sun, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.