Flowers attract bees
Plant for chalk soil
Plant for clay soil
Plant for sun
Soft, pinkish-lilac funnel-shaped flowers have a pale stripe in the centre of the petals. They appear many weeks before the leaves hence the common name of 'naked ladies'. The flowers appear in early autumn and the leaves follow in late winter/early spring.
Prefers a moisture retentive but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Will naturalise in grass to form large colonies. CARE: All parts are poisonous - TOXIC if ingested. Handling can irritate the skin.
Height: 6 - 8 inches / 15 - 20cm
Spread: 4 - 8 inches / 10 - 20cm
AGM: The RHS Award of Garden Merit. Plants awarded an AGM are:
- excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
- of good constitution
- essentially stable in form and colour
- reasonably resistant to pests and diseases
Contact Us For Availability
This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.
Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. Postage and packing charges depend on the total weight of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Wednesday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend. Shipping plants and keeping them healthy along the process is an intricate matter. As we care for the plants we sell we deliver them in a way that ensures they have enough to drink and enough protection between our nursery and your home.
Typically sent out via Royal Mail's First Class Signed for delivery service
Click And Collect
Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.