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Polianthes tuberosa 'The Pearl'

Aptly named The Pearl, double blooms smother the tips of each stem, releasing an intensely sweet floral scent. Known as "The Tuberose",the intoxicating fragrance is often used as a base scent in perfumes. Prefers well-drained soil in sun. Height 80cm (32"). Spread 20cm (8"). Tender perennial, bulbs are easy to lift over winter, or moved to a sheltered spot if in a container.
Flower Colour
Cream, White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens, Wildflower Garden

Bees and Butterflies, Ideal for Beginners, Scented, Suitable for Container

Tender Perennial


14 day

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

20cm (8")

80cm (32")



Fertile free-draining,consistently moist





Additional Information

Responably tolerant of low temperatures, but will not survive freezing, so please keep frost free over winter, so perfect for a container which can be lifted and stored frost-free over winter.

Delivery Date: 16 Mar 2018 (+/- 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.

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