This week's online offer is for 100 Sparaxis
Mixed for just PS1.
We're also giving you the chance to stock up on Sparaxis
bulbs, which flower into colourful trumpet-shaped flowers.
Other cases with stronger monosymmetry are: Sprekelia (Amaryllidaceae), in which, in addition to mere curvature, the perianth is conspicuously monosymmetric (Vochting, 1886); Haworthia and Chortolirion (Asphodelaceae) with bilabiate perianth (Smith & Van Wyk, 1998); Daubenya with three enlarged petals in basal flowers of the inflorescence, and Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae) with a bilabiate perianth (Speta, 1998); Melasphaerula, Sparaxis
, Chasmanthe and perhaps other Iridaceae-Ixioideae with bilabiate or otherwise monosymmetric perianth (Vogel, 1954; Goldblatt et al.
Lift gladioli and other summer-flowering corms such as ixias and sparaxis
as soon as the foliage has been blackened by frost.
BULBS For a stunning blanket of rich colours, textures and shapes, choose from a wide range of bulbs from Allium to Acidanthera, Begonia, Gladioli, Liatris, Oxalis Deppei, Sparaxis
, Iris, Lilium, Anemone or Triteleia.
Our brilliant collection consists of 10 gladioli mixed, 30 acidanthera, 30 anemone de caen, and 30 sparaxis
These include a 150-bulb pack containing 15 gladioli, 50 oxalis, 15 Dutch iris, 20 anemone de caen and 50 sparaxis
for pounds 9.
Gladioli and other summer-flowering corms such as ixias and sparaxis
, tubers of Tropaeolum tuberosum and half-hardy summer-flowering bulbs including tigridias and chincherinchees should be lifted in autumn, as soon as the foliage has been blackened by frost.
In mild climates (zones 9, 14-17), plant crocuses, daffodils, Dutch irises, freesias, homeria, hyacinths, ixias, Leucojum aestivum, scillas, sparaxis
, tritonias, tulips, and watsonias.
Hussey (1976) investigated this phenomenon in some members of bulbous plants included Narcissus, Iris, Amaryllis, Fritillaria, Freesia, Hippeastrum, Gladiolus and Sparaxis
and reported that cytokinin application is necessary for in vitro proliferation of storage organs.
Narcissus, daffodil, crocus and any of the South African bulbs -- crinum, ixia, lachenalia, sparaxis
, watsonia -- should be planted now.
( Harlequin flower) Star shaped flowers in a mix of glorious colours.