BUY FLOWER BULBS ONLINE, DIRECT FROM THE DUTCH FARMS | FREE DELIVERY ON ALL ORDERS OVER £50

New
Chasmanthe Saturnus

Chasmanthe Saturnus
Free Gift

SIZE 12/+

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hand packed in paper bags

£3.95

Liven up your summer planting combinations with this unusual and distinctive plant Chasmanthe floribunda 'Saturnus', also known as African Flag. This perky plant is native to South Africa and rarely available in the UK, so by growing it you’ll certainly be making an intriguing talking point. It’s a fantastic addition to a hot, dry border and also a great coastal option. Similar to a crocosmia, but with added exotic charm, the remarkable, uniformly positioned orange blooms stand out like little flags from the stem.

Beautiful orange Chasmanthe floribunda 'Saturnus' is perfect for planting in mixed sunny borders or containers either on its own or combined with other drought-tolerant, sun-loving plants. It’ll need a bit of winter protection, but given the perfect spot, this perennial will grow back for bigger and better show each year. Plus, if you enjoy snipping your own fresh-cut flowers form the garden, this tropical looking treasure makes for a truly big and bold arrangement!

more
Colour:

Orange

Height:

80-90 cm / 32-36"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Chasmanthe floribunda Saturnus

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Plant your chasmanthe corms straight outside during mid-late spring in free-draining soil
  • Grow in borders or containers in full sun or partial shade
  • Plant the corms 10-15cm deep
  • Space the corms about 10-15cm apart
  • Plant with the pointed side facing upwards
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated while in growth
  • Plants may take a year to establish before flowering

    Read more in our planting guide

Perfect partners

Our promises

Size

We supply top size bulbs

Because we represent a Dutch bulb-growing family with a proud heritage that goes back for four generations, we're not about to spoil our top reputation with undersized bulbs. Expect top size bulbs. Always.

We supply top size bulbs

Choice

UK's biggest selection

We offer UK's biggest ever selection of amazing flower bulbs online, including lots of unique bulb varieties you won’t get anywhere else. We just love being able to provide you with an incredible choice of top-quality bulbs – it’s what we’re best at.

UK's biggest selection

Craftmanship

Grown by the best growers

The best flower bulbs are grown in the Netherlands, where facilities and wheather conditions are perfect to ensure premium quality and strong flower bulbs. We cooperate with the best bulb growers to supply world class flower bulbs.

Grown by the best growers

Sustainability

We care about our planet

We help you to reduce waste by using recyclable packaging whenever we are able. Enjoy receiving your bags and boxes of bulbs with a clear conscience and pass the benefits forward by sorting the used packaging materials into your recycling bins.

We care about our planet

©2017-2019 Farmer Gracy  •  All rights reserved  •  Farmer Gracy Flower Bulbs is registered in The Netherlands #66245362  •  0330 808 7304