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Just the name ‘Fairy Cups’ conjures up a pretty picture and these dainty sounding flowers certainly live up to their name.
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Just the name ‘Fairy Cups’ conjures up a pretty picture and these dainty sounding flowers certainly live up to their name. Originating from the Cape of Good Hope, Africa and also known as Cape tulips, Homeria are part of the iris family but look more like a species tulips. The open six petalled blooms in a mixture of bright lemon yellows and warm salmon-pink tones have deeper second tones in the centres and will be in flower during May and June. Homeria are excellent as a cut flowers and suitable for growing in pots and tubs. Height 50cms. Flowers May-June .
Product Code: PHOM001
Homeria corms prefer to be planted in a sunny site with good drainage approximately 8-10cms deep and 5cms apart and will spread to form good size clumps of colour over time. They can be lifted and divided every 2/3 years. Homeria leaves are strappy and basal (grow from the base of the plant) and often each corm will just produce one leaf in a dark green shade. Foliage can be cut back once the leaves turn yellow.
If ordered with plants we will normally dispatch flower bulbs with your plant order during your first requested dispatch week. If you would prefer your flower bulbs to be dispatched separately (within two working days of ordering) please tick the “please dispatch this item separately” box on the shopping basket page. (an extra charge of £1.50 per item applies)
If you are not ordering any plants, we will normally dispatch your bulbs within two working days of ordering. Delivery is normally made within 3-5 working days of ordering. The delivery method (usually Royal Mail or Parcelforce) will be displayed in the shopping basket.
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