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Herbertia Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Herbertia genus. There are about 10 species of cormous perennials in this genus, grown for their iris-like flowers. Half hardy. Requires full sun and well drained soil. Reduce watering when the bulb/corm dies down after flowering. Propagate by seed in autumn.

Characteristics

Perennials, Herbaceous

Origin

South America

Interest and use

Grown for their iris-like flowers.

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