The tuberose is a night-blooming plant native to Mexico, as is every other known species of Polianthes.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.
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 its root system.
12 inch (30 cm)
3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height
2 to 3 feet
Easy to grow
Planting and care
When 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 in all but zones 9 and 10.
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
70 to 75 degrees C (21 to 24 degrees C.)
Apply any organic fertilizer
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Rajnigandha?
Rajnigandha is commonly known as Bone flower
How tall do Rajnigandha grow?
On average Rajnigandha grows 2 to 3 feet
What color are Rajnigandha?
A Rajnigandha plant bears flowers of color White
When Rajnigandha blooms?
With enough light, Rajnigandha may produce White flowers in Late summer
How hard is Rajnigandha to grow?
A Rajnigandha is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Rajnigandha need?
A Rajnigandha prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Rajnigandha need?
A Rajnigandha prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Rajnigandha need?
A Rajnigandha prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Rajnigandha like?
A Rajnigandha prefers 70 to 75 degrees C (21 to 24 degrees C.)
How often should I fertilize my Rajnigandha?
To encourage Rajnigandha growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Saturday, 15 February 2020
Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.
Monday, 02 July 2018
"I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.
Monday, 02 July 2018
Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display