Size: To 8" tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Orange flowers with a yellow center, star-shaped, with a dark spot or stripe on the outer segments. Blooms in spring. Drought tolerant once established. Linear leaves.
Published in Bot. Mag. 17: 622 in 1803.
Basionym Ixia deusta Aiton
Synonym Ixia crocata var. nigra maculata Andrews - see information from Bot. Repos.
Other synonyms listed in Bot. Mag.:
Introduced in 1774 by F. Masson from the Cape of Good Hope.