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Harlequin Flower
Scientific Name: Sparaxis tricolor (Schneev.) Ker Gawl.
Family: Iridaceae
Harlequin Flower (Sparaxis  tricolor) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9,12-24
USDA: 9b-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South Africa

Growth Habits: Corm, leaves up to 20 inches tall (50 cm), 6 inches spread (15 cm); leaves 0.4 inch wide (1 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water when growing

Propagation: Seeds, cormlets

Plant the corm in the fall in mild climates, 4 inches deep (10 cm). The foliage dies back after the plant has finished blooming.

Blooming Habits:
Unscented orange, red, white and purple flowers with a dark center mark in the spring, they come by 2 to 5 on a spike. Good cut flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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