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Ixias flowers

Ixias flowersPlant Ixias out of doors from September to December, in a sunny, sheltered position, in light, rich, sandy soil. For indoor cultivation, plant 4 bulbs in a five inch pot in a compost of loam, leaf-mould, and silver sand.

Plunge the pot in ashes in a frame or cold pit, and withhold water until the plants appear. When making free growth remove them to the conservatory or greenhouse, placing them near the glass, and give careful attention to the watering.

Ixias are also known under the name of African Corn Lilies.