You'll enjoy the beautiful fragrance of these double white blooms with soft pink tips. Perfect to grow in containers and makes a great cut flower, too! Plant in moist, well-drained soil.
Light: Full sun
Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
dig and store frost free in the fall in zones 3-7
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Double Tuberose Product Details
Polianthes tuberosa 'The Pearl'
24 - 36"
8 - 10 tender bulb
Smooth-edged or minutely-toothed fleshy leaves clustered in more or less rosette fashion at or near the base of the branchless flower stalks.
Funnel-shaped blooms in spike-like racemes.
Pink buds open up to waxy-white double flowers in loose spikes.
Plant 3" deep and 6" apart. After the first frost in early fall, lift and store indoors.
Well-drained, humus-enriched soil or moisture-retentive potting soil for planting in decorative containers.
Heavily perfumed waxy-white blooms all summer long.
Spent flower stalks.
Fill your garden with these fragrant Double Tuberose flowers for an elegant atmosphere! The Polianthes Tubersoa Pearl is a sun loving tender bulb that blooms into white funnel-shaped flowers with light pink tips that add a feminine touch. Blooming mid to late summer, you are sure to have a wonderful flourish of pure white beauties before fall comes.
The Double Tuberose originated from Mexico, and is commonly used as a traditional wedding bouquet in Mexican weddings. These beautiful flowers can also be cut and placed in a vase for a lovely flower arrangement that can serve as an eye-popping centerpiece. The flowers give off a nice fragrance during the day, and a stronger scent at nighttime. The Polianthes Tuberosa Tuberose flourishes under direct sunlight and can grow to a height of three feet. They're best planted in well-drained, but moist soil. The base of the double tuberose is filled with long grass-shaped leaves that look like spikes, with the blossoms growing in different sections. This flowering plant is popular among potted flower arrangements. They can also be planted together with other flowers for a fresh and fabulous look that is sure to grab the attention of passersby!