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Mixed Baboon Flowers

The sweet fragrance of this jewel-colored mix is perfect in small gardens or containers. The delightful, compact flowers bloom early to mid-spring in a variety of hues. Interesting fact - this unique flower gets its name from baboons' fondness for digging up the corms for food.
  • Zone 3-10
  • Height 10 - 12 inches
  • Bloom Time Early to Mid Spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

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  • Botanical Name:

    Babiana stricta

  • Height: 10 - 12 inches
  • Ship As: 6-7 CM BULB
  • Lift In Fall: 3, 4, 5
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches
  • Spread: 4 - 6 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: mixed
  • Foliage Type: Ribbed, often pleated, hairy lance-shaped medium to bright green leaves.
  • Bloom Time: Early to Mid Spring
  • Flower Form: Spikes of funnel-shaped blooms, which resemble freezia flowers.
  • Planting Instructions: Plant 4" deep and 4-6" apart
  • Soil Requirements: Average or sandy soil, a little more shallow in heavy clay soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: No pruning needed.
  • Winter Care: Does not overwinter in the ground well under 20 degrees F. Consider digging up for winter storage.
  • Additional Information: The Baboons dig up the corms for food. Babiana is the Dutch diminutive for "baboon".
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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