chincherinchee


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  • noun

Synonyms for chincherinchee

South African perennial with long-lasting spikes of white blossoms that are shipped in to Europe and America for use as winter cut flowers

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This was full of sweet-smelling hyacinths, puce cyclamens, and chincherinchees, as well as tropical coloured plants of unknown species.
Gladioli and other summer-flowering corms such as ixias and sparaxis, tubers of Tropaeolum tuberosum and half-hardy summer-flowering bulbs including tigridias and chincherinchees should be lifted in autumn, as soon as the foliage has been blackened by frost.
By mid-October, when the foliage has been blackened by frost, gladioli and other summer-flowering corms, tubers of Tropaeolum tuberosum and half-hardy summer flowering bulbs like chincherinchees should be lifted.
OFFER The varied collection consists of 10 Gladioli, 25 Freesias, 25 Chincherinchees, 2 Dahlia and 5 Asiatic Lilies.