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Peacock Flower

Tigridia pavonia

Also known as

Tiger flower

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

10cm

1m

Min

1cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Peacock Flower

Tigridia pavonia II
Tigridia pavonia, vista superior.
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Tigridia pavonia Duerkheim
Tigrida-pavonia-flower

Peacock Flower Overview

Tigridia pavonia is a bulbous perennial species that produces lance-shaped, Iris-like leaves, these typically reach around 50cm in length. Commonly known by the names Peacock Flower, Tiger Flower and Flower of Tigris, amongst others. Flowers are 3-petalled, showy and dramatic, they come in a range of colours including red, yellow, orange, pink, white and bicoloured, patterned combinations. Peacock Flowers typically measure 15cm across and they are strongly marked with spotted patterning in the centre of the blooms.

How to propagate Peacock Flower

Seed

Division

Special features of Peacock Flower

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Peacock Flower

Border, rock garden, walls