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Wachendorfia thyrsiflora
Wachendorfia thyrsiflora

Wachendorfia

<i>Wachendorfia thyrsiflora</i> <i>Wachendorfia thyrsiflora</i>

Standing straight and bright green, the pleated all-season foliage forges a bold, sword-shaped presence for the back of the garden. Eye catching flower stems develop short side branches, each presenting several good-sized starry golden orange flowers with darker markings on their lower petals.

This long blooming South African native is easy to grow in moist heavy soils, and for a real surprise, dig down to see its otherworldly, dayglow orange roots.

Blooms May–August.

Size: 4' 0" – 6' 0" high x 2' 0" – 3' 0" wide.

Zone 8/9.

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