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corm
A short swollen underground stem
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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deciduous
Shedding of leaves at the
end of the growing season
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corm
A short swollen underground stem
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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deciduous
Shedding of leaves at the
end of the growing season
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Sparaxis

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Family Iridaceae
Name Sparaxis tricolor
Etymology
Sparaxis From Greek sparasso meaning to rend or tear, probably referring to the flower sheaths.
tricolor Means having three colours, referring to the flower colours..

  See also:  Bulbs, Corms & Tubers

Sparaxis is a corm native to South Africa. Growth starts in winter and in the spring, it produces masses of brightly coloured blooms. The deciduous plant dies down to a corm in the summer. This tough plant is very easy to grow, requiring only good sun and drainage.


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