Tigridia pavonia or also called Mexican Shellflower, are stunning flowers that quickly forms flowering bulbs from seed. Plants flower in their first or second year from seed.
Tigridias have a long blooming season and ability to withstand intense heat. They are strictly a decorative garden flower and as such, well earn their place in the sun.
Local commercial growers have, as yet, been unable to keep pace with the growing demand for these entrancing flowers and stocks are usually exhausted quite early in the season.
Hardiness zones 8-11 Full sun