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Corn lily

Ixia maculata

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

20cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Corn lily Overview

This species will produce star-shaped white flowers with reddish-brown centres and airy, grass-like foliage. The flowers will bloom in clusters and are borne on tall wiry stems in the spring. The bulbs are somewhat tender and will need careful handling when planting.

How to propagate Corn lily

Seed

By seed in autumn.

Other uses of Corn lily

Cutting bed, border, rock garden, naturaliser, greenhouse, container