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Harlequin flower

Sparaxis tricolor

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

15cm

20cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Harlequin flower Overview

This species will produce colourful blooms with bright yellow centres and ringed with dark brown. They are produced in spikes of funnel or star-shaped blooms. The stiff leaves are lance-shaped. It will prefer a fertile soil that is sandy and has full sun, but they are not drought tolerant and will prefer a southern exposure.

How to propagate Harlequin flower

Seed

Seeds in the autumn.

Other uses of Harlequin flower

Cutting bed, border, rock garden, container, greenhouse, walls