Acidanthera genus (Peacock flower). This genus contains plants with star-shaped flowers which are usually white, often fragrant, with dark purple markings at the center, held over strap-shaped leaves, which appear from late summer to early autumn.
The name Acidanthera comes from the Greek 'akis' - cup; and 'anthera' - anther.
Ornamental, cut flowers.
They need to be grown in well drained soil and require sun but with moderate shelter.
Plant at a depth of approximately 9cm.
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