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Tigridia pavonia 'Canariensis'


Tigridia pavonia 'Canariensis' is an Iris relative with large, three-petaled pale yellow flowers with red central spots.

Tigridia pavonia 'Canariensis' is an Iris relative known as Mexican shell, peacock, or tiger flower. It has large, three-petaled pale yellow flowers with red central spots. The foliage resembles that of Crocosmia. Grow in pots where not hardy and overwinter in a frost-free location. Photo: Wikipedia

Common Name: Mexican Shell Flower - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

Americas - North America

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