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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
crimson flag lily 'Major'
Schizostylis coccinea grandiflora Schizostylis coccinea 'Gigantea'
Schizostylis coccinea 'Grandiflora' Schizostylis coccinea 'Major'
Hesperantha are semi-evergreen, rhizomatous perennials with narrowly sword-shaped, erect leaves and spikes of starry or bowl-shaped flowers from late summer to late autumn
'Major' is a vigorous clump-forming perennial to 60cm in height, with grassy light green leaves and erect stems bearing lax spikes of up to 10 crimson-scarlet flowers 5-6cm in width, from late summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Shelter from cold drying winds; provide an organic mulch in winter
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Deadhead to prolong flowering, cut down stems after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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crimson flag lily 'Major'
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