The flower petals are soft, like velvet with a deep purple centre. Sparaxis are low cost, easy care, long term colour.
These incredibly tough and hardy bulbs will deliver an abundant display for several weeks. Sparaxis ‘Purple Velvet’ look fantastic planted amongst grasses, in rockeries or woven through beds.
Sparaxis ‘Purple Velvet’ are cormous perennials with basal fans of erect, lance shaped leaves. From spring to early summer they produce 1-5 stems that bear 2-5 flowers, each with a black or dark eye.
Plant these bulbs clumps or drifts to maximise their impact.
Mid to Late Spring
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Light Shade