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Common Name(s):
African iris, Butterfly iris, Fortnight lily
Cultivar(s):
Lemon Drops, Orange Drops
Categories:
Spring Bulbs, Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; individual flowers last one day

Season:
Spring
Light:
Full- AM Sun
Color:
White, yellow
Height:
24-48 in. (60-120 cm)
Space:
12 in. apart, 1 per sq. ft.
Flowering Period:
Mid spring (April)
Flower Color:
White, yellow
Depth:
Cover 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Usage:
Beds, borders, containers, rock gardens, and woodland gardens
Organ:
Fibrous or woody rhizomes
Hardiness:
Tender II- injured below 50 degrees F (10 degrees C)
Storage:
Store rhizomes in peat or vermiculite at 41-50 degrees F (5-10 degrees C). Place container plants indoors at 50-65 degrees F (10-18 degrees C)
Origin:
Australia, Tropical and Southern Africa

NCCES plant id: 843

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