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Tiger flower

Tigridia pavonia 'Alba'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

30cm

60cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Tiger flower Overview

White flowered variety with 3 outer petals and 3 inner sepals, surrounding a cup shaped centre speckled with red or yellow. T. pavonia produces sword-shaped, ribbed upright leaves. The flowers are rather short-lived and need full sun and protection with rich, well drained soil.

How to propagate Tiger flower

Seed

You can propagate from seeds in the spring.

Other uses of Tiger flower

Border, rock garden, walls