Tigridia durangense

Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: blue
Life form: bulb

Tigridia durangense a summer grower from Mexico, is not an easy species to grow in a warm, humid climate, but the very striking flowers make it worth the effort. The flower diameter is approximately 40 mm. Note the yellow, anther-like processes on the inner tepals - an interesting case of floral deception. The first photo shows a flower of plants grown and photographed by Rogan Roth. The next two were photographed at Telos Rare Bulbs by Mary Sue Ittner.

Tigridia durangense, Rogan RothTigridia durangense, Mary Sue IttnerTigridia durangense, Mary Sue Ittner

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