Cinderella Polianthes Tuberosa Bulb

Cinderella Polianthes Tuberose

 
 

Tuberose ‘Cinderella’ (Polianthes tuberosa ‘Cinderella’) with its lavender-pink flowers is a garden must-have! Its intoxicating scent is an unforgettable experience, wafting through the summer garden or gently scenting the house as cut flowers. Each stalk has up to 30 star-like flowers.

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Zones 3 - 10
Advantages
Easy to grow
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good for Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
Average
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Bulb Spacing4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
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Size Bag of 1 - Bulb Size: 7-9 cm
SKU HSBR901

Details

Tuberose ‘Cinderella’ (Polianthes tuberosa ‘Cinderella’) has pretty, lavender-pink flowers with long bright green leaves at its base. ‘Cinderella’s’ sweet fragrance and unique color make this a lovely garden addition. Plant in fertile, compost-enriched well-drained soil in a sunny to light shade location in the spring once danger of frost has passed. Planted in the spring, they will usually flower in late summer. With a head start indoors, or if they overwinter, they may start flowering by early summer. Hardy in zones 8-10, Tuberose flowers best when the bulbs are lifted in the fall even where hardy, and stored to be re-planted in the spring. After flowers are spent and foliage is yellowed, simply dig the bulbs and dry them for 7-10 days. Store in a cool (50°F) location and re-plant after the danger of frost has passed in the spring. For earlier flowers in northern areas, start your Tuberose indoors for an early start to sweet fragrance and lovely flowers. Tuberose ‘Cinderella’ are superb cut flowers, with long lasting fragrance that will make your bouquets the envy of the neighborhood. Excellent as a container plant too. Ideal for moon gardens, as Tuberose is especially fragrant at night. 18-24" tall.
SKU HSBR901
Common Name Cinderella Polianthes Tuberose
Botanical Name Polianthes tuberosa Cinderella
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 18" tall
Bulb Size 7-9 cm
Bulb Spacing 4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 2-3" deep
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Days to Bloom 90-120 days after planting
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture Average
Amount of Rain 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages Easy to grow, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good for Cut Flowers
Additional Information Can be grown as an annual in zones 3-6. Cold hardy in zones 7-10.
Poisonous Minor Toxicity
Ideal Region Southeast, Pacific Northwest
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Plant in fertile, compost-enriched well-drained soil in a sunny to light shade location in the spring once danger of frost has passed. Planted in the spring, they will usually flower in late summer. With a head start indoors, or if they overwinter, they may start flowering by early summer. Hardy in zones 8-10, Tuberose flowers best when the bulbs are lifted in the fall even where hardy, and stored to be re-planted in the spring. After flowers are spent and foliage is yellowed, simply dig the bulbs and dry them for 7-10 days. Store in a cool (50°F) location and re-plant after the danger of frost has passed in the spring. For earlier flowers in northern areas, start your Tuberose indoors for an early start to sweet fragrance and lovely flowers.
View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first.

Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 2-6 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses in Colorado. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring, beginning in late February.

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Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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