Homeria


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Homeria

a South African plant genus of the family Iridaceae; contains bufadienolide cardiac glycosides which cause diarrhea, dysentery, tympany, stiff gait and sudden death. Includes H. flaccida (H. aurantica, H. breynia, H. collina), H. glauca (H. natalensis), H. miniata, H. mossii, H. ochroleuca (H. lucasi), H. pallida, H. pura. Called also native tulip, Cape tulip, Natal yellow tulip.
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In mild climates (zones 9, 14-17), plant crocuses, daffodils, Dutch irises, freesias, homeria, hyacinths, ixias, Leucojum aestivum, scillas, sparaxis, tritonias, tulips, and watsonias.
Other South African bulbs (including corms and rhizomes) that can be grown here comprise a formidable list, including almost everything from A to Z, as follows: Agapanthus (lily-of-the-Nile), Amaryllis (naked lady), Babiana (baboon flower), Brunsvigia, Bulbinella, Chasmanthe, Clivia (Kaffir lily), Crinum, Dietes (fortnight lily), Eucomis, Freesia, Galtonia, Gladiolus, Gloriosa, Haemanthus (blood lily), Homeria, Ixia, Lachenalia, Lapeirousia, ornamental Oxalis, Rhodohypoxis, Schizostylis, Sparaxis (harlequin flower), Streptanthera, Tritonia, Tulbaghia (society garlic), Vallota, Veltheimia, Watsonia, and Zantedeschia (calla lily).
Uneven diploid numbers and complex heterozygosity in Homeria (Tridaceae).
Plant anemones, crocus, daffodils, Dutch iris, freesias, homeria, hyacinths, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, Peruvian scilla, ranunculus, sparaxis, tritonia, tulips, and watsonia.
Less common types start appearing in nurseries this month, including baboon flower (Babiana), corn lily (Ixia), grape hyacinth (Muscari), harlequin flower (Sparaxis), Homeria, ranunculus, Tritonia, and species tulips such as Tulipa clusiana and T.
All will give a colorful display in spring: baboon flower (Babiana), African corn lily (Ixia), dwarf Narcissus, Freesia, grape hyacinth (Muscari), harlequin flower (Sparaxis), Homeria collina, naked lady (Amaryllis belladonna), ranunculus, Tritonia and species tulips (such as Tulipa clusiana, T.
Plant anemones, crocus, daffodils, Dutch iris, freesias, homeria, hyacinths, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, ranunculus, scilla, sparaxis, tritonia, tulips, and watsonia (zones 1-2: some bulbs aren't hardy; choose from what's available in nurseries).
Try these less common charmers in your garden--all will give a colorful display in spring in zones 7-9, 14-17 (except where noted): African corn lily (Ixia), baboon flower (Babiana), dwarf narcissus, freesia (zones 8-9, 14- 17), grape hyacinth (Muscari), harlequin flower (Sparaxis; zones 9, 14-17), Homeria, naked lady (Amaryllis belladonna), poppy-flowered anemone (Anemone coronaria), Ranunculus, species tulips (such as Tulipa clusiana, T.
Bulbs to plant now include anemone, crocus, daffodil, Dutch iris, freesia, homeria, hyacinth, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, ranunculus, scilla, sparaxis, tritonia, and watsonia.
Bulbs to plant now include anemone, crocus, daffodil, Dutch iris, freesia, homeria, ixia, leucojum, lycoris, oxalis, ranunculus, scilla, sparaxis, tritonia, and watsonia.
Starting ths month, you'll find homeria in nurseries.