Our phone lines are incredibly busy and we are working hard to dispatch your orders as quickly as possible, we thank you for your understanding. Please allow an additional 14 days for your delivery to arrive
Position – Full sun
Soil – Well-drained
Flowering Period –Spring
Hardiness – Fully Hardy to tender (dependant on variety)
Tecophilaea are cormous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Chile with slender sword-shaped foliage and pipe–shaped flowers that glow with vibrant blue or violet shades during spring. Most varieties have stunning white throats to contrast with bold coloured blooms, often releasing heavenly fragrance. Tecophilaea are best suited as patio and container plants within a rock garden. You should expect to see Tecophilaea grow to an approximate height and spread of 10cm (4”).
Tecophilaea are best planted in well-drained soil of loam and sand within an acidic or neutral PH balance. Corms should be planted around 7-12cm (3-5”) deep and spaced 10-15cm apart (4-6”) at the end of summer or during early autumn. They are best positioned in an area of full sun where they will thrive to optimum effect.
Tecophilaea will require regular feeding and thorough watering throughout active growth. You may wish to apply a layer of mulch at the start of winter as this will protect your plants from adverse weather conditions whilst suppressing weeds and adding vital nutrients to the soil.
It is possible to propagate Tecophilaea by removing offsets during the summer.
If, for any reason you are not delighted with your purchase, just return it to us within 21 days.
We promise to exchange the item or return the price you paid for the item in full. This is in addition to your statutory rights.
Hayloft Plants will not agree to refunding the costs of returning the parcel to us.