Polianthes tuberosa (The Pearl)

Delivery Date: 04/07/2019 (+/- 14 days)
Contribution to P&P: £4.95

  • Flower Colour Cream, White
  • Hardiness Tender Perennial
  • Flowering Time Long Flowering, Summer & Autumn
  • Aspect Full Sun
  • Height 80cm (32")
  • Spread 20cm (8")
  • Delivery March onwards
  • Other Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Scented, Suitable for Container
  • Category Bulbs, Perennials
  • Type of garden Container Gardening, Contemporary Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Small Gardens

Polianthes tuberosa (The Pearl) (RT05BP15)
£14.00 - 15 bulbs (£0.93 each)
Polianthes tuberosa (The Pearl) (RT05BP10)
£12.00 - 10 bulbs (£1.20 each)
Polianthes tuberosa (The Pearl) (RT05BP5)
£10.00 - 5 bulbs (£2.00 each)
Gardening Extras - Bulb Starter 500g (RT05HBS1)
£7.49 - 1 500g pouch
Gardening Extras - Bulb Starter 500g- Buy 2 Get 1 FREE (RT05HBS3)
£14.98 - 3 500g Pouches


Tipped as the most fragrant bulb in the world, the aptly names Polianthese The Pearl's double blooms smotherthe tipsof each stem throughout summer and release the most intense floral scent. Its intoxication fragrance is often used as a base scent for high-end perfume. Prefers well-drained sol in sun.

Cultural Notes

  • Soil - Fertile free-draining,consistently moist
  • Position - Sun
  • Cutting -
  • Flowering - Spring/Summer
  • Additional Information - Keep the soil consistently moist throughout active growth as this will aid in the plants overall health and development. After the flowering period, bulbs should be dug up or transplanted and stored over the winter period. This will protect them from frost damage. Continue to water Polianthes, taking care not to waterlog the soil. Feed with a liquid fertiliser every couple of weeks throughout active growth as this will encourage profuse blooming.