Dracunculus vulgaris Way too large to send now! Available at plant fairs.
Dracunculus vulgaris Way too large to send now! Available at plant fairs.

This is a spectacular frost hardy perennial from Crete. It grows about 90-120cm (3-4 ft) high with marbled foliage and, for a short period, a large maroon, verging on black, spathe.
Surprisingly easy to grow in a sunny or shady spot with fertile, well drained soil. It starts emerging in May, produces the spathe around May/June and the foliage usually persists until October/November.
Supplied as very large bulbs which will flower the first year after planting. Plant about 8-10cm deep. the new bud will be easy to see, plant this side up.




Dracunculus vulgaris in 2 litre pot £10 Available at plant fairs only as they are way too large to send by post. Available by mail order in the late summer.





Dracunculus vulgaris Way too large to send now! Available at plant fairs.

This is a spectacular frost hardy perennial from Crete. It grows about 90-120cm (3-4 ft) high with marbled foliage and, for a short period, a large maroon, verging on black, spathe.
Surprisingly easy to grow in a sunny or shady spot with fertile, well drained soil. It starts emerging in May, produces the spathe around May/June and the foliage usually persists until October/November.
Supplied as very large bulbs which will flower the first year after planting. Plant about 8-10cm deep. the new bud will be easy to see, plant this side up.




Dracunculus vulgaris in 2 litre pot £10 Available at plant fairs only as they are way too large to send by post. Available by mail order in the late summer.