Sparaxis is a genus in the Iridaceae family that is endemic to South Africa and found mostly in the south-western Cape and the western Karoo. They are easy to grow in Mediterranean climates. They have been in cultivation for a number of years and there are many colourful hybrids grown as well.. Sparaxis hybridize easily in the garden.
Dark purple flowers are a highlight of this 5 to 7 leaved plant. Sow in Autumn.
USDA Zone - 8
Season to Sow - Autumn
Photos with credit to the late Rod and Rachel Saunders, eminent experts on South African indigenous flora.
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