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A delightful and hardy plant that flowers in spring, most often with blue trumpet flowers, but they can also come in white, mauve to dark mauve shades. It grows from corms, and will naturalise into nice clumps which dies down over summer. They can be lifted and divided once they die down. The corms can also be planted into pots. They originate from South Africa. Best in a sunny spot in a good open soil which drains freely.
Flower colour: blue, mauve, white
Flowering season: spring
There are some varieties that are lemon scented
Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 0.2 metres
Minimum width: 0.1 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.1-7.5
Planting season: Winter.
Types of fertiliser: Good all purpose fertiliser.