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  • Flowering Time
    • July
    • August
  • Planting Time
    • March
    • April
    • May
  • Flowering Height
    • 45 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • 9/+ cm
  • Colour
    • Oranges & Yellows
    • Reds & Burgundy

Tigridia Canariensis

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Tigridia Canariensis.

Bearing lemon to custard-yellow flowers with exotic reddish markings in the centre.

Care Guide

Semi-hardy Tigridia should ideally be started off indoors, in a greenhouse in spring.  Plant the bulbs in pots of multi-purpose compost with added grit at a depth of 7.5cm below the soil.

Grow undercover for the entire season, or plant out in late spring into a bed of fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.  Known as Mexican shell flowers, Tigridia look wonderful in groups, providing a colourful summer show.

Provide consistent watering throughout the growing period, ensuring the soil stays moderately moist.  Allow the soil to dry out once flowering has finished, before lifting the bulbs in autumn and storing over winter in a frost-free place.

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