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Schizostylis (Kaffir Lily)
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Including Schizostylis coccinea varieties ‘Sunrise’ and ‘Alba’

Schizostylis

African Lily

These South African evergreen bulbs promise to ease the sadness that comes at summer’s end by offering a burst of fresh autumn color.


Schizostylis coccinea ‘Alba’  full sun

Blooming on each 18 in. stem above green, sword- shaped blades are 10 to 30 snow white, starlike flowers. We contrast the blooms and foliage with the textured, golden leaves of Geranium ‘Ann Folkard’.

Blooms September – December.

Size: 18" high x 10" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Schizostylis coccinea ‘Alba’ (P-0419)
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Schizostylis coccinea ‘Jennifer’  full sun

This South African genus of evergreen bulbs promises to ease the sadness that comes at summer's end by offering a burst of fresh autumn color. Slim buds and upfacing soft pink blooms stand amidst an ebullient forest of strapping greenery. Let it flourish in a pot on the patio, where its plentiful flowers are close at hand.

Blooms September–October.

Size: 2' high x 10" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Schizostylis coccinea ‘Jennifer’ (P-0777)
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Schizostylis coccinea ‘Sunrise’  full sun
Schizostylis coccinea Sunrise

With an extended blooming period and bigger blossoms than most other Schizostylis, lily-esque ‘Sunrise’ is likely to brighten your Christmas table. Slim buds and deep pink blooms stand amidst an ebullient forest of strapping greenery. Let it flourish in a pot on the patio, where its plentiful flowers are close at hand.

Blooms September–December.

Size: 15" high x 10" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Schizostylis coccinea ‘Sunrise’ (P-0809)
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Schizostylis coccinea ‘Zeal Salmon’  full sun

This South African Iris relative splashes lusty deep salmon pink hues upon the late season garden. Springing from rhizomatous roots, grassy leafed blades present slender spikes garnished with narrow pointed buds plus satiny cup-shaped Gladiola-like blooms, which open wider as the day progresses. ‘Zeal Salmon’ is exemplary atop a stone wall, along stairs, a border’s front lines or in a container where it prefers evenly moist fertile soil.

Blooms September-October

Size: 15" high x 10" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Schizostylis coccinea ‘Zeal Salmon’ (P-0555)
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Dainty blooms and unfurling leaves forge an early spring treasure trove of color and texture.

In the last ten days, we’ve experienced all kinds of weather at Digging Dog, including frosty mornings, torrential downpours, deafening hail, glorious sunny 70 º afternoons and even sleet! Thankfully spring is almost here and signs of its arrival grow more evident every day. Brimming with possibility, youthful growth and pristine delicacy, the early spring garden is a fresh treasure trove of color and texture. The plants featured in this newsletter caught my eye while walking through the nursery and along the surrounding borders. Hopefully, a handful of them will spark your interest as well! All of us here at the nursery wish you a very happy spring and countless happy afternoons digging in a garden!

Digging Dog's mid March 2017 Newsletter Link"

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