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A picture of a Tigridia meleagris

Tigridia meleagris

Tigridia meleagris

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

10cm

20cm

Min

6cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Tigridia meleagris Overview

This is a bulbous perennial with branched stems with lance-shaped leaves. In early summer to early autumn, it will produce bell-shaped, pale pink to purple blooms with dark spots.

How to propagate Tigridia meleagris

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the spring.

Other uses of Tigridia meleagris

Grown for their highly colourful but short-lived flowers.