gorgeous bloom 1st year bulb bought at home depot
Tigridia pavonia (5th September 2001)
This picture taken about six in the morning. As you can see, the flower is not fully open. Tigridia blooms last less than a day. Perhaps that's part of the magic...
Late June, 2001
Late June, 2001
Likes part shade and not hardy in zone 7, corms must be taken up in fall like CaladiumsVery pretty 2-3" blossoms, but they only last one day. They come
Yet another color from this selection...
Yet another color variation...
A beautiful spotless form of Tigridia pavonia
These are beautiful! But the blooms will only last a single day. Enjoy while you can!
Ain't nature wonderful. 4 petals instead of the usual 3.
Look Ma, no spots!
My first bloom with this new bulb. Very tropical feel in my Midwest garden!
This one virtually glows!
tigridia aurea...close up: tiger dots
Only lasted a day!
12inches high, petals are 2" across with a 3 inch spike tongue.
yellow mexican shell flower, taken in Everett, Washington.
Looks like a brilliant sunset with the red petals and touches of yellow.
Red Mexican Shell Flower in full sun
6 blooms in one day. very beautiful blooms.
Blooming in the Mojave Desert, Inyokern, in Late August 2006
Ready to harvest when the end opens up.
i shot this just before it went from the 80's to 60 in 5 min w/torrential rain .
it's difficult to get a clear/ whole pic due to the long length of the stem. u can't really appreciate the true height of this flower
Orange Tigridia, partial sun, La Jolla, CA
Pink Tigridia, partial sun, La Jolla, CA
What a pleasing surprise when they finally bloomed and am looking forward to what other colors I may have just hope they make it through the winter in my zone 5b
On a garden tour
photo taken by Kenneth Wynn in his garden in Moore, SC
white w/ pink taken by Kenneth Wynn in his garden in Moore, SC
Growing outdoors in Southwest Wisconsin. Will need to be taken in for Winter!
Flora's Tiger Flower foliage - Waihi, NZ
Flora's Tiger Flower in midsummer in her Waihi garden, NZ
Proof it grows in zone 2a!!!!!
Very interesting flowers come and go in less than a day. Even more beautiful in person!
Almost ready to start blooming.