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PlantFiles: Flame Freesia, Flaming Freesia, Montbretia
Tritonia crocata 'Flaming Fancy'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tritonia (try-TOH-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: crocata (kro-KAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Flaming Fancy

Synonym:Tritonia frenestrata
Synonym:Tritonia hyalina

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Happenstance On Apr 24, 2004, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

Native to South Africa, naturalizes well in Northern California, needs no water in the summer, returns each winter.

Regional...

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

Pensacola, Florida
Florence, Mississippi
Seattle, Washington



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