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A picture of a Geissorhiza


Geissorhiza spp.

Geissorhiza aspera Devil's Peak (1) by Andrew massyn (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Light watering


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A colourful Geissorhiza flower
A photo of Geissorhiza
A close up of a white Geissorhiza flower

Geissorhiza Overview

Geissorhiza is a South African genus containing around 101 deciduous perennial species in the Iridaceae family. They produce attractive, colourful flowers similar to those in the related genus Gladiolus. There are a range of flower colours including blue, pink, purple, red, yellow, white and combinations. The species Geissorhiza radians is particularly stunning. They grow from corms and make good pot plants

How to propagate Geissorhiza


Special features of Geissorhiza

Attractive flowers

Pot plant