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Polianthes tuberosa

Family: Asparagaceae

Common name: TUBEROSE

Native to: Mexico

Sentiment: dangerous pleasures

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: erect, tufted

Max height: 4 feet

Max width: 4 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: flower fragrant

Propagates by: division

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular