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  Polianthes tuberosa 'The Pearl'
  Family Name : Agavaceae

  Common Names : Double Pearl Tuberose, Sedap Malam

  Chinese Name : 晚香玉

Double Pearl Tuberose,Sedap Malam
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Shape :
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Of horticultural origin
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal, Temperate
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a grass-like plant with underground storage bulb. The leafy part is about 40 cm tall, while the flowering stem can grow as tall as 1.2 m.
      Foliage: Its leaves are green and linear.
      Flowers: Its flowering stem is much taller than the leaves, top bearing white, fragrant flowers. This cultivar produces flowers with multiple layers of petals.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      Cut / Dried Flower (Tuberose is a popular cut flower for flower arrangement.)
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Fragrant (Flowers)
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Container Planting
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Fragrant / Aromatherapy Garden
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      3.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Monocot)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Location :

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