- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May and June
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Frilly edged petals, which are an appealing blend of cream, yellow, pink and bronze, form well-shaped flowers that have a good scent. Wonderful for adding vertical interest to the border, its striking silhouette also provides the perfect foil for softer planting.
- Garden Care: Plant shallowly with the upper part of the rhizome sitting on the surface of the soil, incorporating a low nitrogen fertiliser in the planting hole. After planting remove the upper-most third of the leaves to protect against wind-rock. In exposed areas stake with bamboo canes in early spring. Divide and replant about every three years.
- Harmful if eaten
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