Tigridia pavonia 'Speciosa' is an Iris relative with large, three-petaled coral red flowers with yellow centers covered with red spots.
Tigridia pavonia 'Speciosa' is an Iris relative known as Mexican shell, peacock, or tiger flower. It has large, three-petaled coral red flowers with yellow centres covered with red spots. The foliage resembles that of Crocosmia. Grow in pots where not hardy and overwinter in a frost-free location.
Common Name: Mexican Shell Flower
Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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