The flowers are arranged in spikes at the tips of the flowering branches. Each flower is subtended by two leafy flower bracts. These stalkless flowers are predominantly white or cream, but may occasionally be pale yellow or purple-tinged (especially on their undersides). Flowering occurs mainly during spring and early summer.
|Common Name ||Wandflower, harlequin flower|
|Height ||Up to 3 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Mix color|
|Bloom Time ||Late spring to early summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Fertilize the plant mostly in the spring season, flower bud stage
Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
- If there is a dry spell and it does not rain, you must water the bulbs weekly until the ground freezes
Apply compost annually to provide nutrients needed for future blooms
You should fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season, flower bud stage
After the foliage turns yellow and dies back, it can be pruned off
Plant the bulbs in a place that receives proper sunlight
- Choose a location in full sun and be sure the soil is well-drained
The one environment that do not tolerate is hot and wet
Sowing season of Sparaxis is in the summer and winter season
It should be planted at 10 to 12 cm deep; maintaining 10 to 12 cm spacing between two bulbs
This bulb requires loose and porous potting soil
Water only when the soil feels dry to touch
Sparaxis require very little maintenance
Use the potting mix for bulb plantation as: Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1)
Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2)
|Sunlight ||Full sun to partial shade|
|Soil ||Sandy loam soil|
|Temperature ||20 to 30 degrees Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Sparaxis special feature
This stunning ornamental flower is ideal for decoration of garden
- This flowering bulb is used as the ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do sparaxis grow?
On average sparaxis grows Up to 3 feet
What color are sparaxis ?
A sparaxis plant bears flowers of color Mix color
How hard is sparaxis to grow?
A sparaxis is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a sparaxis need?
A sparaxis prefers Full sun to partial shade
How much water does a sparaxis need?
A sparaxis prefers watering Moderately
What kind of soil does a sparaxis need?
What temperature does a sparaxis like?
How should I fertilize my sparaxis ?
Apply any organic fertilizer.
Monday, 20 January 2020
Friday, 24 March 2017
Perfect plant to bring contrast colours in your garden.
Saturday, 11 March 2017
Really nice flowers i planted in my house in goa.
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