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Rajnigandha, Polianthes Tuberosa - Bulbs ( buy1get1free )

Growing Rajnigandha Polianthes Tuberosa Bulbs is an easy task, it is an easy care flower which does not require special expertise to grow it as house flower plant. The tuberose is a night-blooming plant.
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Description for Rajnigandha, Polianthes Tuberosa

Polianthes tuberosa, the tuberose, is a perennial plant related to the agaves, extracts of which are used as a note in perfumery. The common name derives from the Latin tuberosa, meaning swollen or tuberous in reference to it's root system.

Polianthes Tuberosa (Rajnigandha), the tuberose is a perennial flowering plant (A perennial plant is a plant that lives for more than two years). Meaning of Rajanigandha is The Fragrance of the Night, it has tubular blooms with magical and seductive fragrance which is uncommon and spells magic to all who smell it.

It grows in elongated spikes up to 45 cm (18 in) long that produce clusters of fragrant waxy white flowers that bloom from the bottom towards the top of the spike. It has long, bright green leaves clustered at the base of the plant and smaller, clasping leaves along the stem.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Mexican tuberose, Tuberose, Rajanigandha White Late Summer 2 to 3 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Keep the soil consistently moist before and during the period of bloom that occurs in late summer. Enrich poor soil with compost and organic amendments to increase drainage and texture for the best show of tuberose flowers. Best results of blooms come from the cultivar Mexican Single, which is highly fragrant

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun to Partial sun Well-drained loam soil Keep soil moist throughout the growing season. Reduce watering as leaves die down and keep dry when dormant. 70 to 75 degrees F (21 to 24 degrees C) Apply any organic liquid fertilizer.

Caring for Rajnigandha

  • Blooms are spent and foliage is yellowed, bulbs must be dug up and stored for winter protection in northern areas.
  • Tuberose plant info varies as to which gardening zones can leave the bulbs in the ground over the winter.
  • All recommend spring planting, but autumn digging and storage is said by some to be necessary for all but zones 9 and 10.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Rajnigandha

Special features: Flowers

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose. They are excellent in the garden or in pots.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tuberose/tuberose-plant-info.htm
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Rajanigandha.html
  • https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/62828/Polianthes-tuberosa-The-Pearl-(d)/Details
  • http://www.plantsrescue.com/polianthes-tuberosa/

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What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Gomathy 01 August 2018
Hi,
Rajnigandha grew well. Please see my video in YouTube for the results.

video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP0ZOeTn3oc

Thank you,
Gomathy
5 / 5 Amar Nath Deo 06 April 2018
Tried and tested flower for Summer with a very mild and soft fragrance to fill your garden with.
5 / 5 Swati Bhardwaj 26 August 2017
What is other hindi name of this plant?
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