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Hardy to at least -15°c, the leaves are produced in early spring and persist until late summer. Plants need a warm period in late summer in order to ripen the bulbs and induce flowering in the following year. A very ornamental species, each bulb producing a number of flowering stems in mid to late summer. The flowers are very sweetly scented, the scent pervading the whole garden. Plants are attractive to slugs and need to be protected from them.Very sensitive to root disturbance, the bulbs can take some years to become well established.
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