Delivered to you from November
Originally from the steppes of Central Asia, the grass - like foliage hides flowers which become more star - like as they open more widely. The colour varies slightly from violet -mauve to lilac. Free draining soil in a sunny situation would suit them best and they look better from quite close planting.
Plant 4" (10cm) deep, 3" (8cm) apart - in humus rich, well drained soil in full sun. Moist in autumn and winter and completely dry in summer
Flowers April / May
Height 9" (20cm)