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Synnotia Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Description

Synnotia genus. These are spring-flowering corms with fans of lance-shaped leaves, which are grown for their loose spikes of flowers, and each have 6 unequal petals, hooded like a small gladiolus. They are half hardy and will need sun and well drained soil. You can propagate by seeds or offsets in the autumn.

Characteristics

Perennials, Herbaceous

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their loose spikes of flowers, each with 6 unequal petals, a little like a small gladiolus.

Cultivation

Plant in autumn. Dry off after flowering.

Propagation

Seed or offsets in autumn.

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