Very attractive glossy, dark green foliage, produces long spikes of beautiful dark pink flowers, grows in filtered light, thrives in sandy soil and does well in pots. Feed and water during the growing season for best results especially if in containers. Semi – deciduous. It is easily cultivated and grows well in semi-shade or shade. The bulb should be planted at or just below ground level, and left undisturbed for many years. It does best in acid to neutral, humus-rich, well-drained loamy soil.