Ixia lutea - Indigenous South African Bulb - 10 Seeds

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The genus Ixia consists of a number of cormous plants native to South Africa from the Iridaceae family and Ixioideae subfamily. Some of them are known as the corn lily. Some distinctive traits include: sword-like leaves, and long wiry stems with star-shaped flowers. It usually prefers well-drained soil. The popular corn lily has specific, not very intense fragrance as vegetables. That is why it's often visited by many insects such as bees. The Ixia are also used sometimes as ornamental plants. The genus name is derived from the Greek words ixias, meaning "the chameleon plant", and physis, meaning "bladder".

Native to the winter rainfall areas of South Africa. Growing up to with linear leaves and rich bright yellow flowers in spring.

USDA Zone - 8

Season to sow - Autumn

 

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