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Asphodelus (Affodil or Asphodel)

The Mediterranean Asphodelus is close to African Kniphofia and makes broadly lanceolate leaves and large racemes with usually white to cream or rosy-white flowers. Easy for full sun in the rock garden.
Sow autumn to late spring in any well drained, rocky or sandy soil. Keep pots in a sheltered and sunny spot in winter. Transplant young rhizomes in early autumn.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6 unless otherwise specified.
20 seeds per package.
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Asphodelus albus

Asphodelus albus

80 (150)cm, one of the tallest species in its genus, makes a rosette up to 1m in diameter and racemes up to 1.5m in height with white flowers, slightly veined greenish rose on the outside. Easy and robust species for any rocky, well drained soil in full sun. USDA Climate Zone 6. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1283 € 4,99
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Asphodelus fistulosus (Pink Asphodel)

Asphodelus fistulosus (Pink Asphodel)

40 (70)cm, Pink Asphodel is an annual to biannual with a compact basal leaf rosette and multibranching racemes with numerous small white flowers with a central rosy-brown stripe. Easily raised from seeds. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. USDA Climate Zone 8. VII-VIII.
U.S. customers only: Asphodelus fistulosus is prohibited for importation to the U.S.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package (ex Andalusia, Spain)9343 € 0,99*
seed package (ex Andalusia, Spain)
(ex Andalusia, Spain)
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Asphodelus microcarpus

Asphodelus microcarpus

200 (300)cm, wintergreen and summer dormant perennial rhizome with a beautiful, impressively tall inflorescence of large, rose white flowers from a central basal, large leaf rosette. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot, best grown under frostfree conditions in large pots in a wintergarden or the like with reduced watering, as strong freezing may harm severely the leaves in winter. Seeds from populations on the Canary Islands. XII-III.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package3034 € 2,99