In early- and mid-spring, trusses of 15-20 bell-shaped flowers, 5cm (2in) wide and 3-5cm (1.25-2in) long are produced in red, pink or white. They have black nectar pouches and black spots inside.
This plant is suitable for woodland gardens.
Seeds of Knowledge ; A Great Horticultural Legacy of Some of the World's Rarest Species Is Flowering at the OPW-Managed Garden in Kilmacurragh, Co Wicklow
May 11, 2013; A awfully long time - roughly 140 years - has passed since the famous Broad Walk of Kilmacurragh in Co Wicklow was first laid out...
Country & Garden: `Are We in Surrey or the Himalayas?' ; While Hunting for Plants Halfway Up a Mountain in Nepal, Ursula Buchan Found She Was Suddenly Reminded of Home
May 12, 2001; Picture the scene. It was late April, we (that is, me, my husband and our Nepali guide, Gyanu) were sitting in the shade under an...