Scientific Name: Sparaxis tricolor (Schneev.) Ker Gawl.
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Recommended Temperature Zone:|
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: South Africa
Growth Habits: Corm, leaves up to 20 inches tall (50 cm), 6 inches spread (15 cm); leaves 0.4 inch wide (1 cm)
Watering Needs: Regular water when growing
Propagation: Seeds, cormlets
Plant the corm in the fall in mild climates, 4 inches deep (10 cm). The foliage dies back after the plant has finished blooming.
Unscented orange, red, white and purple flowers with a dark center mark in the spring, they come by 2 to 5 on a spike. Good cut flowers.