Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: Jan-Feb
Hardiness: fully hardy
Bulb size: 5/+
This hyrbid has relatively large, royal blue flowers with a striped white throat and a bright yellow central band on the falls. The crests have a slightly feathered edge, creating a softly ruffled effect.
Garden care: Plant bulbs 5cm deep in the autumn in a sunny spot in well-drained soil. Water moderately while they are actively growing and feed with a general purpose fertiliser. Keep reasonably dry during their dormant period.