Hypoxis Villosa - Indigenous South African Bulb - 10 Seeds
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ypoxis (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.
A 15-20cm bulbous plant with yellow flowers in autumn.
USDA Zone - 8
Season to Sow - Spring