Height: 1-2' (30-60cm) Flowering Time: Autumn Flower Colour: White, pink, red ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Liliidae (Lily Superorder) Order: Liliales (Lily Order) Family: Iridaceae (Iris Family) Genus: Schizostylis (Schizostylis) Species: coccinea (red) ____________________________________
Schizostylis coccinea is a very elegant plant, useful for its spires of open, starry flowers in shades of pink, red or white late in the year. As well as providing bright colour in the garden when many other flowers have disappeared, it can also be used as a cut flower.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Out (189 days)
Out (67-145 days)
Deno (16 days)
Seed Pod The seed pod is a fat capsule opening into three parts.
Seed The seeds are small irregular light brown flakes. There are many seeds in a seed pod.
Seedling The seedling has one thin grassy leaf.
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