With bright color blossoms these flowers stand out even in a bright, busy garden. This plant makes an unusual addition to sunny borders and containers with its colourful and free flowering display.
Cut a few flowers of Ixia for a long-lasting arrangement that will certainly be admired by all who see it.
|Common Name ||African Corn Lily, Wand Flower |
|Height ||Up to 18 inches|
|Flower Colour ||Random color|
|Bloom Time ||Spring or summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
Fertilize the plant during planting and growing season with organic fertilizer
Store the bulbs away from sunlight in a cool dry area and check regularly
Do not store bulbs for more time as they can loose their viability
- Plant Ixia bulbs in early winter or late summer
- Plant the bulbs in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun or partial shade
Before planting, loosen the soil and add compost in the soil to increase its fertility
Plant the bulbs 2 inches deep and a minimum of 4 inches apart
Set the bulb in the hole with the pointy end up
After planting cover the bulb with soil and water thoroughly
Use the potting mix for bulb plantation are in the ratio : 1
- Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1)
- Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2)
|Sunlight ||Full sunlight or partial sunlight|
|Soil ||Well-draining soil|
|Temperature ||20 to 30 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer during planting of bulbs.|
Ixia special feature
Attractive to bees
- The plant is used to grow on flower beds and container
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do ixia grow?
On average ixia grows Up to 18 inches
What color are ixia ?
A ixia plant bears flowers of color Random color
How hard is ixia to grow?
How much sunlight does a ixia need?
A ixia prefers Full sunlight or partial sunlight
How much water does a ixia need?
A ixia prefers watering Moderately
What kind of soil does a ixia need?
What temperature does a ixia like?
How should I fertilize my ixia ?
Apply any organic fertilizer during planting of bulbs.
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