Galtonia candicans

3 bulbs £3.99
available to order from winter 2021
9 bulbs £11.97 £9.00
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Galtonia candicans summer hyacinth: Scented bell-shaped flowers

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained, soil that is reliably moist from spring to summer
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 14/16

    This superb, late summer flowering, bulbous perennial puts on a wonderfully prolific display at a time when many others plants are well past their best. Each waxy, white flower dangles from the upright stem like a dainty, luminous bell, emitting a light but heady scent. A native of South Africa, they will be happiest in a sunny spot with moist but well-drained soil.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs at 30-60cm intervals in winter or early spring, with the tops of the bulbs just below the soil surface. In areas with severe winters, lift and pot up plants in late autumn and move to a frost-free place to overwinter or protect plants in situ with a deep, dry mulch. Keep relatively dry while dormant.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs

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An asset in the garden


I planted some galtonia in a pot and some directly in the soil. Both grew well and flower prolifically, those in the pot fairing slightly better. I shall doubtless buy some more.

Lazy Lizzy



Yes every time.


Took so long to appear I contacted you for advice, but around May I think it was saw growth I planted bulbs in different areas of my small garden and they all came up, lovely white flowers, and I have left them in ground so hope to see the same next year.

Garden gal



Galtonia candicans


Had 3 of these before which I loved but had trouble finding more until I found this site. I had a really good long lasting display of these last year. Very pleased.




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How tall do Galtonia Candicans get?

galloping gardener

Hello, These have an eventual height of 1.2m, and spread of 40cm. I hope this helps,


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