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Synnotia variegata var. metelerkampiae

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height0.2m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourPurple

Description

Synnotia variegata var. metelerkampiae. Bears spikes of small, purple flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, 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.

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Needs

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

Cultivation

Plant in autumn. Dry off after flowering.

Propagation

Seed or offsets in autumn.

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