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Mixed Baboon Flowers

  • SKU: 66442
  • Zones: 3-10
  • Height: 10 - 12 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time: Early to Mid Spring
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Mixed Baboon Flowers

Description
The sweet fragrance of this jewel-colored mix is perfect in small gardens or containers. The delightful, compact flowers bloom early to mid-spring in a variety of hues. Interesting fact - this unique flower gets its name from baboons' fondness for digging up the corms for food. Limit 3 per order.
Product Details
  • Botanical NameBabiana stricta
  • Ships As6-7 CM BULB
  • Lift In Fall3, 4, 5
  • Height10 - 12 inches
  • Spacing4 - 6 inches
  • Spread4 - 6 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun
  • Color Descriptionmixed
  • Foliage TypeRibbed, often pleated, hairy lance-shaped medium to bright green leaves.
  • Bloom TimeEarly to Mid Spring
  • Flower FormSpikes of funnel-shaped blooms, which resemble freezia flowers.
  • Soil RequirementsAverage or sandy soil, a little more shallow in heavy clay soil.
  • Growth RateModerate
  • PruningNo pruning needed.
  • Winter CareDoes not overwinter in the ground well under 20 degrees F. Consider digging up for winter storage.
  • Additional InformationThe Baboons dig up the corms for food. Babiana is the Dutch diminutive for "baboon".
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones3-10
  • Planting InstructionsPlant 4" deep and 4-6" apart
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-4B  5/7/18 - 6/8/18 
5A  4/2/18 - 6/8/18 
5B  3/19/18 - 6/8/18 
6A  3/12/18 - 6/8/18 
6B  3/5/18 - 6/8/18 
7A-7B  2/26/18 - 6/8/18 
8A-8B  2/19/18 - 5/18/18 
9A-10B  2/12/18 - 5/18/18 
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.

Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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