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tigridia

(taɪˈɡrɪdɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the bulbous genus Tigridia, native to subtropical and tropical America, esp T. pavonia, the tiger flower or peacock tiger flower, grown for its large strikingly marked red, white, or yellow concave flowers: family Iridaceae
[New Latin, from Greek tigris, tigridis tiger]
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Plant tuberous begonia, caladium, calla, canna, crocosmia, dahlia, Asian and Oriental lily, Tigridia pavonia, tuberose, and gladiolus (try Gladiolus callianthus for fragrance, baby glads for short, loose spikes).
There are also quite a few unusual bulbs available at cheap prices including tigridia, the tiger flower.
If it's sheer glamour and spectacle you're after, there is nothing to match the Peacock flower (Tigridia pavonia).
Tigridia agrupa 43 especies que se distribuyen principalmente en Mexico y Guatemala (Munguia-Lino et al., 2015).
ex Willd.) Seigler & Ebinger Iridaceae Tigridia pavonia (L.
(n = 68 y 0.701), Geranium repens (n = 55 y 0.631), Tigridia pavonia (n = 51 y 0.608), Quercus rugosa (n = 36 y 0.600), Vaccinum sp.
Non-hardy types such as tigridia, canna and eucomis should be planted in late spring and lifted after flowering, before the first frost.
Other summer 'bulbs' to look out for include amaryllis, cardiocrinum, crinum, crocosmia, eucomis, gladioli, ixia, ornithogolum, roscoea, tigridia and zantedeschia.
Crocosmia add colour to borders when a lot of other plants are past their best include Gladiolus calianthus, canna, crinum, eucharis, Nerine bowdenii, tigridia and Zantedeschia aethiopica.
THIS week's online offer is 50 Peacock Tiger Flowers (Tigridia Pavonia) at half price - just pounds 4.95.
The collections available are Dahlia, Dutch Iris, Gladioli, Tigridia and Montbretia, all showy favourites and excellent as cut flowers.