Call: (+91) 9595 419429 (10AM - 6PM) |

All India Delivery | Offers | Largest Online Nursery
Cart empty

Aletris farinosa - Plant

Note: The image is for reference purpose. Actual plant height will be 0.5 to 3ft.
Aletris farinosa, called the Unicorn root, crow-corn, white colic-root or white stargrass, is a plant species found across much of the eastern United States. It has also been reported from the southern part of Ontario, Canada. It is known from every state east of the Mississippi River except Vermont, as well as Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana
( 0 times booked in last 90 days )
Today Offer : Get Rs 545 winter veg seeds pack Free!!

The pack contains 5 seed packets of
  • Radish F1 Great Long White - Seeds
  • Coriander Imported - Seeds
  • Cucumber F1 Samber Selection - Seeds
  • Methi Kasturi, Fenugreek - Seeds
  • Sunflower Large Bloom - Seeds
*Offer Valid on minimum order of Rs 799. Offer valid till stock last.
*Use coupon : NLWKGP

Also : 8 inch Plastic Pot Free!!

-High Quality 8 inch Plastic Pot with each plant.
-Offer Valid on orders with 3 or more Plants

Aletris farinosa is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in). It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. It is in flower from May to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid soils and can grow in very acid soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

Common name: Unicorn Root - Colic Root, White colicroot
Color: White
Bloom time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Height: 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Dig holes or beds wide, not deep Lightly amend heavy clay or sandy soils with organic matter Gently remove plants from containers, keeping the root ball intact Loosen potting soil and roots around bottom and edges of root ball Plant level with surrounding soil, spreading roots outward Fill around roots with lightly amended native soil Water to settle soil around roots Cover the area with leaf or bark mulch 1 - 3 inches thick but not piled up onto the plant s stem/trunk Water deeply

Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: -10 and -15°c[200].

Fertilizer: Fertilize early in the plant s growing cycle - spring for summer plants, fall for winter plants

  • Divide clump-forming perennials such as hosta, daylily, iris, sedum, phlox, and most ornamental grasses in the late fall or late winter into individual plants, each with a piece of stem, crown (body), and roots Sow seed of perennials such as coneflowers, coreopsis, and others in the late summer or late spring, keeping them moist and giving them enough time to sprout and grow roots before extreme cold or hot weather
    Some perennials, including sedum and phlox, root readily from stem cuttings taken in summer Keep newly-propagated perennials moist, not wet, and cover the soil underneath with mulch to protect roots from weather extremes and to reduce competition from weeds

Special Feature:
Low, yellow-green, grass-like leaves subtend colic root’s leafless flowering stalks which rise 2-3 1/2 ft. At the top of a sturdy, round stem is a spike-like cluster of small, white, urn-shaped flowers.
Ornamental use:
  • the plant is used for Garden purpose

for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor / physian befor use.

Tag cloud : buy online plant Aletris farinosa - Plant,buy plants online Aletris farinosa - Plant,buy online plants Aletris farinosa - Plant,buy plant online Aletris farinosa - Plant,buy plants online india Aletris farinosa - Plant,Aletris farinosa - Plant plants buy online,online plant nursery Aletris farinosa - Plant,Aletris farinosa - Plant plant nursery,Aletris farinosa - Plant nursery plants,Aletris farin

You may also need below items with plants

Recommended Planters : Rotomolded Planters :

Add a splash of beauty to balconies, patios, walls, fences & window sills with durable,light weight, Rotomolded planters.

View | Buy Rotomolded Planters | Browse Planters by Size Buy Colorful Planters >>


Buy ready to use nutrient rich soil:

Buy nutrient rich soil | Buy Fertilizers >>

In general use a soil-based compost placed over a generous layer of drainage material such as earthenware crocks, pebbles or gravel. Water and feed regularly, especially while plants are bearing flowers and fruit, when a high-potash fertilizer is recommended.


Buy Decorative Pebbles :

Decorate planters or garden landscapes with these decorative pebbles :

View Details | Buy Decorative Pebbles >>

Using pebbles in a garden brings different colours and textures to the garden. Pebbles can also fill up otherwise empty space in the garden, leaving a visual that might be considered more interesting and aesthetic than simple dirt, soil or mulch.


Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

Ask query now

( 12000+ queries answered )


Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

Check  NOW

( 1500+ recommendations given )


Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

Read Blogs NOW

( 800+ blogs written by users )


Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

Watch videos

( 15000+ videos collection )


Join us


Subscribe to get special offers!
We promise absolutely NO SPAM.