GIANT BIRD'S TONGUE FLOWER
Clump-forming, evergreen perennial grown for
attractive form and banana-like leaves.
FEATURES: Long, grey-green stems with large, arching, leathery
leaves which split like the leaves of a banana. Large, boat-shaped
red-purple flowers with white petals in Spring and Summer.
CONDITIONS: Prefers fertile, well-drained soil in full sun to
FOR BEST RESULTS: Add compost to the soil and fertilise in
Spring. Once established, do not disturb
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
ideal feature planted singly or in groups
plant toward the centre or back of a garden bed as a contrast
with plants with small er leaves
use flowers and leaves to create stunning flower arrangements