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Rhodohypoxis 'Tetra Red'
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synonyms: Rhodohypoxis baurii 'Tetra Red'
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Small clump-forming alpine perennial. Keeled, hairy, greyish-green leaves. Large, magenta pinkish-red flowers, up to 3cm across, produced throughout summer.
Well drained moderately fertile, humus-rich, lime-free soil. Water freely when in growth but dislikes excessive winter wet, keep fairly dry. Full sun.
Can be container growth and overwintered in an alpine or greenhouse.
Divide established clumps or separate offsets, in late autumn.
Rock gardens, alpine troughs or containers.