Libertia grandiflora

If you're going to grow billowy, dome-shaped plants such as phlox, you must balance the dome with plenty of spike-like minarets, with plants such as the unusual Libertia grandiflora, with its pure white flowers, like mini flags the length of the stems. More
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I love Vita Sackville-West's rules of plant combinations – that if you're going to grow billowy, dome-shaped plants such as phlox and roses, you must balance the dome of the mosque with plenty of spike-like minarets. That's the role of plants such as foxgloves, delphiniums and the more unusual Libertia grandiflora, with its pure white flowers, like mini flags the length of the stems.

Genus Libertia
Variety Libertia grandiflora
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name New Zealand Satin Flower
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 80-100cm (31-40in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. 
Care Tips Deadhead to prolong flowering. Plant in a warm position in the sun and protect with a dry mulch in winter.
Flowering June - July
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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