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Orlaya grandiflora

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Plant type

Hardy annual

Flower colour






Skill level


Orlaya grandiflora

Plant details

This pretty plant thrives in dry, grassy places. In the wild you'll find it in vineyards and olive groves in Mediterranean countries. Its distinctive petals give it its striking appearance: the outer petals of the outer florets are about eight times the size of the inner petals. Useful as a cut flower.

Family: Apiaceae

Genus: Orlaya

Species: grandiflora

Plant type: Hardy annual

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Dry, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

Flowering period: May to June

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Boleybeg Gardener

Fantastic display of pure white flowers

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