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Polianthes tuberosa 'Super Gold' (Tuberose 'Super Gold')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Polianthes tuberosa 'Super Gold'

Other names

Tuberose 'Super Gold'

Genus

Polianthes Polianthes

Variety or Cultivar

'Super Gold' _ 'Super Gold' is a rosette-forming, tuberous perennial with upright, narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and loose spikes of strongly fragrant, tubular, deep yellow flowers in summer.


Polianthes tuberosa 'Super Gold' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers very fragrant

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Diseases

Likely to get viruses.

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


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Where to grow

Polianthes tuberosa 'Super Gold' (Tuberose 'Super Gold') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

In frost-free areas, plant tubers 10-15cm in moderately fertile, well-drained soil, neutral to alkaline soil in sun. In frost-prone areas, lift tubers before first frost and story in sand in a cool, dry place. Alternatively, grow under glass in loam-based compost in full light. In growth, water moderately & feed every two weeks. Reduce watering when the leaves die back and keep dry in winter.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Polianthes tuberosa 'Super Gold'

Other names

Tuberose 'Super Gold'

Genus

Polianthes Polianthes

Variety or Cultivar

'Super Gold' _ 'Super Gold' is a rosette-forming, tuberous perennial with upright, narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and loose spikes of strongly fragrant, tubular, deep yellow flowers in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers very fragrant

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Diseases

Likely to get viruses.

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Polianthes tuberosa 'Super Gold' (Tuberose 'Super Gold') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

In frost-free areas, plant tubers 10-15cm in moderately fertile, well-drained soil, neutral to alkaline soil in sun. In frost-prone areas, lift tubers before first frost and story in sand in a cool, dry place. Alternatively, grow under glass in loam-based compost in full light. In growth, water moderately & feed every two weeks. Reduce watering when the leaves die back and keep dry in winter.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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