× Important: By continuing to use this site, you agree to our Privacy and Cookie Policy

Belamcanda chinensis Freckle Face


A close cousin of the Bearded Iris, grown both for stunning summer colour and for the unusual black berries that form in clusters once the seed pods have split open in the autumn.

Clumps of green sword shaped foliage grow beneath taller stems that hold stunning cup-shaped golden yellow blooms with dark orange markings. Drought tolerant and excellent as cut and dried flowers. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 30-45cm (12-18”). Spread 45-60cm (18-24”). Hardy perennial.
Flower Colour
Orange

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Contemporary Gardening, Cottage Garden, Wildlife Garden

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, NEW This Year, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Half-Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
March onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
45-60cm (18-24")

Height
30-45cm (12-18)

Belamcanda chinensis

Soil

Well drained

Position

Sun or partial shade

Cutting

Excellent as cut or dried flowers

Flowering

Early to mid summer

Additional Information

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Seed pods make unique dried flowers for arrangements. Attractive to butterflies. Clumps should be divided every 3 to 4 years in the spring. Propagate by division in spring once established. Hardy perennial. Bare roots take up to 6-8 weeks to appear after planting.

Delivery Date: 24 Jul 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


Gardeners who bought this Belamcanda also purchased...
Never pay more than £4.95 UK P&P regardless of quantity! (*excludes readers offers)
Product Code: BR30E17, Currently Unavailable
Product Code: BR30F17, Currently Unavailable


"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
Be the first to review this product