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There are about 120 species in this genus of deciduous or semi-deciduous cormous perennials occurring in seasonally moist grasslands in Sub-Saharan Africa. From spring to summer, the plant produced a succession of short-lived iris-like flowers.
Generally not harvested
Divide offsets in dormant season.
Sow seeds in spring, flowering can take up to 3 years starting from seed.
Plant in well draining medium, don't water in dormant season.
Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia, Middle East
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Some species have edible corms, but some are poisonous.
White, Yellow, Blue
Generally problem free