Polianthes tuberosa

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Polianthes tuberosa

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » July 4th, 2013, 7:44 am

Botanical Name Polianthes tuberosa
Family Agavaceae
Genus -
Specie tuberosa
Local Name in Urdu unknown
Common Name tuberose
Life Cycle perennial plant
Cultivar Name unknown
Category(Bush/Vine/Tree) bulbous plant
Height 20-36 in
Spacing 3-6 in
Flowering Months july till september(moonsoon)
Flower Color white
Growing Areas all over pakistan
Frost Tender yes
Exposure full sun
Soil pH tolerent
Propagation by dividing bulbs
Uses famous cut flower and ornamental plant
Other Details This plant has lovely, highly fragrant flowers.It grows in elongated spikes up to 45 cm (18 in) long that produce clusters of fragrant waxy white flowers that bloom from the bottom towards the top of the spike. It has long, bright green leaves clustered at the base of the plant and smaller, clasping leaves along the stem. it hates wet feet.
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flower spike
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Flowers
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Flowers
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Flowers
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Flowers
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Leaves and plant
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Leaves

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