Vallota bulbs do well in pots but can also be planted outside in a nice sunny spot, ensuring a rich free draining soil. Plant with the neck of the bulb just above the soil ,10 -12cm apart. These bulbs thrive when they are crowded, so once planted leave them undesturbed for 3-4 years.
La vallota, whose scientific name is Cyrtanthus elatus (before Vallota speciosa), is a bulbous plant native to the south of the African continent. Its leaves are lanceolate and wide, about 70 x 2-3cm, with a simple edge and a beautiful dark green color.
Good drainage and a pot with a hole is required. During flowering and growth, the soil should be moderately moist, watered every 3-6 days.
They are native to the grasslands of South Africa. Plant Vallota Lilies in a permanent position as they tend to sulk if they are moved. They grow well in the ground and in pots.
Vallota bulbs do well in pots but can also be planted outside in a nice sunny spot, ensuring a rich free draining soil. These bulbs thrive when they are crowded, so once planted leave them undesturbed for 3-4 years. Water well during growth but sparingly Read more
Vallota Lilies are stunning plants - super easy to grow, they will perform year after year. Vallota leaves are upright and strappy, growing 20-45cm long - they add a nice contrast to the bright red. Plant your Vallota Bulbs in a permanent position as they Read more
Full sun. Water: Water well whilst in growth and cease once foliage starts to yellow. Fertilizing: Not fussy about food. Potting: They do well in pots.
This evergreen plant produces tall stems topped by clusters of brightly colored, trumpet-shaped flowers from summer to fall. Although the flowers are not as large as those of hippeastrum, to which the plant is related, they are showy. The leaves are strap-shaped and about 12in/30cm Read more
Keep moist during growing season during early years. Great in pots or just in the ground. Height to 30cm Width to 20cm Full sun to part shade.