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.
Fragrant yellow, white and mauve flowers dominate this lovely varietal. Growing up to 35cm, 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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