Tricyrtis Pink Freckle

 

Compact, clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with ovate to lance-shaped, glossy, mid-green leaves and slender, upright stems bearing clusters of maroon-spotted, star-shaped, lilac-pink to pale pink flowers from summer into autumn. Will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil in a sheltered site. Shaded site, 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.