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botanical name:
Rhodohypoxis 'Tetra Red'
Rhodohypoxis 'Tetra Red' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhodohypoxis baurii 'Tetra Red'
family:  Hypoxidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.10m
width: 0.10m
growth rate:
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Small clump-forming alpine perennial. Keeled, hairy, greyish-green leaves. Large, magenta pinkish-red flowers, up to 3cm across, produced throughout summer.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
Divide established clumps or separate offsets, in late autumn.

usage:
Rock gardens, alpine troughs or containers.

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