King's Spear

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Asphodeline lutea

Bright gold starlike flowers on long spikes (60-90 cm) above attractive blue tinted arching foliage. A hardy, clump forming, evergreen perennial. The fragrant flower and seed spikes are used in flower arrangements, flowers can also be dried. Maintains interest in the garden after flowering with globular seed pods. Handles light, dry to heavy soils. Takes 2-3 years to flower. 10 seeds. No. 1.

Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Perennial
GermType
Cold germinating seeds
Sow Method
Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow into pots to transplant later. Keep moist at around 15°C. A cool period (<5˚C) of 2-4 weeks aids germination. Takes 1-3 months to germinate. Divide every 3-4 years to keep vigorous, tidy and flowering.
Height
1 m
Spacing/Spread
0.6 m
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Apr 1st to Aug 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Apr 1st to Aug 30th