Paradisea lusitanica

Spring Vetchling


3 in stock


A rare plant, forms a strong clump of grass-like leaves.  Stout stems holding outward facing, fragrant white trumpets flowers throughout May/June.  A lovely hardy plant which possesses the valuable ability to gently self-seed producing attractive drifts of flowers.

This species comes from Northern Portugal and Spain where it grows in damp meadows. Dormant their thickened fleshy roots look a bit like those of a dormant Agapanthus crown. In flower they provide elegant spires of bright white flowers providing impressive uprights in the herbaceous border.

Likes any moist soil partial shade.

Height 80-100cm x Spread 30cm