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Polianthes tuberosa Pink Sensation
Polianthes tuberosa Pink Sensation

Polianthes tuberosa 'Pink Sensation'

Super Sweetly Scented
  • Amazingly sweet-scented double flowers, used as the base for many fragrances & perfumes
  • Fabulous grown in a large traditonal pot on the patio, where you can smell them
  • Can be cut as flowers for the vase, and used indoors, will last 10- days or so
  • Flower in August and September at 60-80cm, producing pretty creamy pink double flowers
  • Supplied as a pack of 3 bulbs size 12/14, ready to plant in pots Feb - June

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Item: 630362
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Commonly known as Tuberoses, these amazingly sweet-scented beauties will enchant you in summer, as their beautiful fragrance wafts gently on warm evening breezes. You can see why it is used so much in perfumery !! They make a really nice cut flower to scent a room with, or enjoy in pots too. Plant the bulbs indoors in spring to get a head start, and bring outside form may, growing in a warm, sunny spot.

They flower in August and September, producing pretty creamy pink flowers, on stems about 60-80cm tall. Top tip for success is once flowered, remove this section of the bulbs, as it never flowers again, but leaving new side shoots to flower next year. Bring pots inside each winter for frost-free area. Supplied as a pack of 3 bulbs size 12/14, ready to plant in pots Feb - June

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Item 630362 supplied as:
Supplied as a pack of 3 bulbs ready to plant. Size 12/14. Will flower this summer.

Plant Care Information

Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

Tuberose thrives in hot afternoon sun but remember to keep the soil consistently moist before and during flowering to ensure the best blooms.

Care Information

  • Your Tuberose will grow best in fertile, free-draining soil, so dig in plenty of organic matter before planting.
  • Plant tuberose bulbs in spring when all danger of frost is past. Place the tubers 5-10cm (2 - 4 in) deep in well-draining soil in a sunny spot.
  • If planting up into a pot, choose one with a wide, stable base as flower stems can reach up to 1m and you don't want it toppling over! Good drainage is absolutely essential, so ensure that the pot has generous drainage holes.
  • During the growing season, keep plants well-watered.
  • Plants are not hardy, so in order to overwinter tuberose for next spring, you will need to lift the tubers if you have grown them in the border.
  • Wait until the foliage has yellowed and died down and then, after digging them up, remove excess soil, cut off the dead leaves, and leave them air dry for a week or two before storing in a frost-free place.
  • If grown in pots, dry them at the end of summer when leaves begin to die down, overwinter in a frost-free place and then recommence watering and feeding in spring.

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Flowering Time

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
80 cm
15 cm
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