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Tigridia

Common Name(s):
Mexican shell flowers, Tiger flowers
Cultivar(s):
T. pavonia
Category:
Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Foliage resembles gladiolus; several flowers per stem; each flower blooms for 1 day; prefers rich, well-drained, well-watered soil

Season:
Summer
Light:
Full-PM Sun
Color:
Pink, red, white, yellow, cream, orange, scarlet
Height:
18-24 in.
Space:
4-5 in.
Depth:
4 in.
Organ:
Bulb
Hardiness:
Semi-hardy - injured below 28°F (-2°C)
Storage:
Store bulbs in peat or vermiculite at 35-41°F (2-5°C)

NCCES plant id: 927

Tigridia Tigridia