Tigridia pavonia Lilacea


The creamy white throat and innermost petals of these rich pink flowers are heavily spotted with deep plum, so they mix particularly well with softer pink tones, pale lavenders and purples.

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Tigridia pavonia Lilacea flowers have a creamy white throat and innermost petals of these rich pink flowers are heavily spotted with deep plum  Tigridia pavonia Lilacea is a stunningly beautiful variety and will add colour to your garden, flowering mid to late summer.

Cultivation instruction

Indoor Planting: For the best effect grow outside for summer colour.

Plant outside: They are best grown in a sunny, well drained soil. Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and plant 10-15cms apart and 6cms deep. The flowers only appear for a day or so but as they grow multiple stems then you will get flowers appearing for a number of weeks. Also know as the Mexican shell flower they are ideal to grow amongst low growing shrubs which they grow through and look stunning.

Grow in containers, tubs and borders.

Care Tips:

Keep soils moist in the first year to help them establish.

Use root grow to help the bulbs develop root growth quicker.

Growing information

Flowering Height: 18-20″ (45-50cm)

Flowering period: June to August

Soil type: All well drained soils, in heavier soils add grit to aide drainage.

Aspect: Full sun preferred but will work well in semi sun.

Scented: N/A

Planting distance: 10-15cms between plants.

Planting depth: A depth of 6cms above the top of the tuber.

Full growing instructions also provided

Additional information



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