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botanical name:
Tigridia pavonia
Tigridia pavonia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peacock flower, Tiger flower
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 8°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
Bulbous perennial producing fans of narrow bladed basal leaves and in summer a succession of short-lived but striking flowers, which may me orange, yellow, red, pink or white and usually with bold central markings.

Frost tender, in cold areas bulbs need to be lifted and stored at about 10°C over winter. Likes reasonable fertile, well drained sandy soil. Can be grown in a container as a conservatory plant.

By bulb offsets or from seed.

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