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PlantFiles: Tigridia
Tigridia mexicana

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tigridia (ty-GRID-dee-uh) (Info)
Species: mexicana (meks-sih-KAY-nuh) (Info)

Synonym:Tigridia mexicana var. mexicana
Synonym:Tigridia mexicana subsp. mexicana

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Bright Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Chartreuse/Yellow
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Encinitas, California
Vista, California
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Bremerton, Washington
Marysville, Washington



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