Zones: 9 to 11
Size: To 10" tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Storage organ is a corm not a bulb. Leaves linear with a sharp point, forming a fan around the flower stem. Flowers have 6 tepals, similar size and shape, white to purple-red, in clusters on the main stem.
Published in Ann. Bot. (König & Sims) 1: 225 in 1804.
Basionym Ixia grandiflora D.Delaroche.
Native to South Africa. Cultivated at Kew since 1758.