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Contains under 100 perennial corms with brightly coloured funnel-shaped flowers that resemble freesias. Originating from South Africa’s Cape Provinces, some species have been extensively cultivated for garden use as ornamental plants. Foliage is sword-shaped, attractively pleated and complements the vibrant showy flowerheads. Common colours include purple, pink, white and blue.
Common problems with Babiana
How to propagate Babiana
Seed in autumn or natural division of corms.
Other uses of Babiana
Grown for its brightly coloured flowers rather like freesias.
Summer Flowering Bulbs
Plant out these flowering bulbs in spring to enjoy their summer performance.Explore all