Bulbous perennial from South Africa, produces fragrant yellow flowers, with a maroon splotch. It prefers to grow near water, with wet feet during its season of growth. Long floppy leaves.
||prefers moist soil in summer
My two attempts to establish them in Pennsylvania yielded seedlings, but no survivors remained by the following season. So I'm giving them another try, this time in Texas.
We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it
hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet.
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- Seed from '02 trade. Baggy 35F (4w) - 70F (70%G, 8-23d)
- Seed from NARGS '08/'09 exchange, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 35F (7w) - 70F (56%G, 11-18d)
- Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (32%G, 10-21d)
A fairly short cold treatment apparently suffices. Slow to produce top growth after germination.
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April 05, 2018