Rhodohypoxis baurii is a delightful South African tuberous plant with bright pink flowers all summer. It is ideal for Alpine troughs or gravel gardens. In Africa it grows in areas of high rainfall in summer and dry in the Winter .I have grown this plant for over 30 years and find it tolerant of cold if kept dry. Plant it in 75% gravel.
Plant Type: Alpine.
Habit: Sunny free draining.
Flower: Shades of pink and white.
Foliage: Dark green,grass like.
Ultimate Height: 10cms.
Ultimate spread: 30cms.
Time to ultimate height: 2 years
Aspect: Sun,well drained.
Hardiness: Half hardy
Low maintenance: Needs to be kept dry in winter.
Drought resistant: Fully.
Soil PH: Alkaline,Neutral.
Moisture: Small amount.
Season of interest: Summer.
Suggested planting locations and garden types:
How to care
Pruning: Leaves die down in winter.