Hypoxis Iridifolia - Indigenous South African Bulb - 10 Seeds

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Hypoxis (African potato, Star-grass, Star lily, Yellow stars, Yellow star-grass) is a genus of plant belonging to the Hypoxidaceae family. It is easily recognizable by its bright yellow star-shaped flowers and strap-like leaves, has a long history of medicinal use on the African continent and is currently being used in South Africa in primary health care as an immune booster for patients with HIV/AIDS. Hypoxis flowers are short-lived and are pollinated by solitary and honey bees. Pollen grains in Hypoxis are yellow and are visible through the transparent pollen sacs of honey bees visiting flowers.

Growing to 25cm with yellow flowers in spring. Natural to sandy habitats.

USDA Zone - 8

Season to Sow - Spring

 

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