Blackberry Lily Seed (Belamcanda Chinensis Freckle Face) -Blackberry Lily flower seed
Blackberry Lily Seed (Belamcanda Chinensis Freckle Face) -Blackberry Lily flower seed produces an unique eye-catching flower for the garden.
Belmacanda Chinensis. Blackberry Lily, also known as Leopard Flower, is a hardy herbaceous perennial that is a member of the Iris family. It grows to three feet in height and in July, bears orange blossoms spotted with red. Following the flower, the plant displays the ornamental black seed clusters from which its gets its name.
Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda Chinensis Freckle Face) - Blackberry Lily flower seed produces an unique eye-catching flower for the garden. The flower has red to black freckled orange blossoms 2 inches in diameter.
This perennial is hardy, only requiring a moderate amount of water so it does well in drier, hotter climates. After the Belamcanda Lily has bloomed, shiny black seed clusters that resemble blackberries appear. Blackberry Lily Freckle Face makes a great cut flower and it dries nicely too. The flower seed clusters also go well in fall arrangements.
To start the Belamcanda Chinensis seed, sow them directly in the garden about 1/4 inch deep in the spring after all danger of frost has passed. Or you can start indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Transplant after danger of frost when two true leaves have appeared. If you have existing Blackberry Lily Freckle Face plants, the tubers from mature plants transplant easily. Flowers will normally appear the second year after planting, but if the flower seed is planted early enough, flowers will appear the first year.
USDA Zones: 5 - 9
Height: 24 inches
Bloom Season: Summer and fall
Bloom Color: Orange
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 7.2
Average Germ Time: 28 - 56 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: 1/4 inch
Sowing Rate: 1 - 2 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 24 inches