Prior to Planting: Store in a cool airy place.
Planting Time: Autumn March-May.
Aspect: Open sunny position.
Soil: Almost any well drained soil, not especially rich.
Fertiliser: If desired, complete plant food when buds first appear. No other fertiliser is necessary.
Planting: Plant 8-10 cm deep and 15-20 cm apart in autumn.
Watering: Keep moist whilst growing. Dry during summer.
Flowers: Spring or early summer depending on the area. Unless you want seed, cut off the flowering stem once it is past it peak.
Cut Flowers: Blooms last well as a cut flower.
Trouble Shooting: No specific pest or disease problems.
Storage: If in summer rainfall, lift corms once foliage has died. Allow to dry in shade, Store in a cool, dry place.