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Red Star, Rosy Posy
Rhodohypoxis baurii 'Confecta'

Family: Hypoxidaceae
Genus: Rhodohypoxis (roh-doh-hy-POKS-iss) (Info)
Species: baurii (BOUR-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Confecta

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Annuals

Bulbs

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 24, 2013, RosinaBloom from Waihi
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

Morning Star 'Confecta' is a South African hardy, small, long flowering bulb - one of six species, only one of which is widespread. It fowers from mid spring to early summer, and does well in well drained, sunny conditions. Suitable for borders, rock gardens and tubs.