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Bessera elegans - Coral drops
Bessera elegans - Coral drops

Bessera elegans - Coral drops

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Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Easy To Grow
  • A cross between an exotically coloured snowdrop and a fuchsia flower, known as 'Coral Drops'.
  • The corms are quite small, but this belies the truly spectacular displays that erupt from inside.
  • Each one a lovely coral red colour, with contrasting creamy centres, and often creamy stripes.
  • They work really well planted 7-10 bulbs per 25cm pot, grown in hot sun.
  • Supplied as a pack of 25 bulbs size 5+, to plant into pots or garden soil straight away.
Pack Of 25 Bulbs - Item: 650036
Only £9.99
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*Despatched from 31/01/2018

Product Description

This gorgeous little delight called Bessera elegans looks like a cross between an exotically coloured snowdrop and a fuchsia flower, but is known by it’s common name of ‘Coral Drops’.

The corms are quite small, but this belies the truly spectacular displays that erupt from them in late Summer. Stems of up to 45cm tall will bear up to 20 individual flowers, each one a lovely coral red colour, with contrasting creamy centres, and often creamy stripes inside the petal – such an unusual colour combination.

They work really well planted 7-10 bulbs per 25cm pot, grown in hot sun – we do not suggest growing in the soil in the UK. Feed them well in season with a balanced feed, and they will reward with spectacular displays. They will flower in August into September. They are frost-tender, so after flowering, let the stems die back, but move the pot inside and dry right back until following Spring, when they will grow away in even bigger clumps. They can tolerate a little cold down to -5C, but not Winter wet, and if you do this will reward you with many years of flowering.

‘Coral Drops’ are a delightful little Summer firecracker, and well worth growing for something unusual and rarely offered in the UK.

What Is Supplied

Item 650036 supplied as:
Supplied as a pack of 25 bulbs size 5+, to plant into pots or garden soil straight away, in full warm sun

Plant Information

Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
45cm
20cm

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Good fast service and no hassle
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All bulbs in good order and healthy looking now planted here's hoping
Review Submitted: 03/07/2017 - 18:05:00
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service is excellent
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good plants that grow well
Review Submitted: 24/06/2017 - 10:33:46
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One item received in poor condition and replaced with another that wasn't much better, plus another item forgotten about so refund given
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Appear very dry but I planted and will wait to see what happens
Review Submitted: 24/06/2017 - 06:19:19
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Great selection of plants, bulbs , seeds etc - descriptions of products online and in catalogue are excellent
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Arrived in excellent condition well packaged and on a timely manner.
Review Submitted: 10/06/2017 - 12:57:49
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All plants are lovely and most are unusual
Review Submitted: 19/09/2016 - 10:19:40
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needs more quality control
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poor condition
YouGarden Comments
Sorry to hear that you're not happy with the product. Can you send us some photos so we can follow up with our Nursery Manager please?

Will
Head of Customer Service
Review Submitted: 08/03/2016 - 12:33:00
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The part order was delivered promptly and efficiently
Review Submitted: 25/02/2016 - 18:42:11
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Staff were pleasant and helpful and sent a replacement but still poor.I was given a refund but have paid a fortune in pp and have to speak to Another dept about that.unlikely to use the compNy again
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Just dried up musty and mouldy.did plant to see if any would come up but no joy.
Staff were pleasant and helpful.
I was sent a replacement but just the same
YouGarden Comments
Apologies for the poor quality plants, which look like they were a little past their best and should not have been sent.
I'm a little surprised at your comments about P&P, as you paid the standard of just £5.99 on this order, rather than a "fortune"?

Will
YouGarden Ltd
www.YouGarden.com
Review Submitted: 19/06/2014 - 19:18:30
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