x Rhodoxis 'Fairytale'

x Rhodoxis ‘Fairytale’

Rhodoxis

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: x Rhodoxis 'Fairytale'
  • Common name: Rhodoxis
  • Family: Hypoxidaceae
  • Plant Type: Alpine, Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

x Rhodoxis is an intergeneric hybrid of Rhodohypoxis and Hypoxis parvula that occurs naturally. Ideal for growing as ground cover in sunny rock gardens, it’s also suitable for growing in containers or granite troughs for alpine displays.

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x Rhodoxis ‘Fairytale’ has intense pink-purple flowers that contrast with bright yellow anthers. Plant corms 4cm deep in well-drained, hummus-rich, neutral to acidic soil. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering. Plants may need protection or lifting in winter. During the summer months, feed regularly with a potash-rich feed, and water regularly. Avoid excessive winter wet.

How to grow Rhodoxis 'Fairytale'

  • Plant size

    10cm height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Rhodoxis 'Fairytale' and wildlife

Rhodoxis 'Fairytale' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Rhodoxis 'Fairytale' poisonous?

Rhodoxis 'Fairytale' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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