Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color White
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Late Summer

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer

About Mexican Tuberose Bulbs

Polianthes tuberosa

Seed Type Tuber

As you might imagine, Mexican Tuberose loves sun, heat and warm weather gardens. If you have all that, then you must give this bulb a go. It produces numerous white blooms on tall stalks. They reach and curl outward like little fingers reaching towards you. Their rich and seductive scent will bring you in and never let you go!

Planting Information

Planting Mexican Tuberose Bulbs

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 2 to 4 inches Deep
Plant Height up to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
Bulb Size No. 1
View our Mexican Tuberose Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
3 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1 Sq. Ft
6 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 2 Sq. Ft
9 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 5 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Mexican Tuberose Bulbs

Aesthetic or Culinary