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Ferraria crispa (dark form)

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Know as the Starfish or Black Flag iris, Ferraria crispa have unusual dark purple coloured, speckled and heavily ruffled blooms with a sweet vanilla-like fragrance. Blooms are around 5cm across and open one after another on a multi-branched stem (late)

Aspect: Full sun to semi shade

Growing Zones: Zones 1, 2 (refer to Climate Map)

Flowers: Aug; Sep; Oct; Nov; Dec

Product Type: Rare and Exotic

Product code: X02

Scientific Name: Ferraria crispa Burm.

Supplied as: Dry Bulbs

Water Wise: Yes

Colour: Purple, Green

Planting Time: Mar; April; May

End Use: Pots;Rockery

Frost Hardy: Yes

Height: 30cm

Ferraria crispa: (Zones 1,2) - See also General Bulb Growing Instructions

Plant the corm sideways if unsure which side is up. They prefer full sun but require protection from the harsh afternoon sun. They require coastal type of environmet and very ideal in pots or containers.

Growing Map