P. A delightful South African plant for the rockery, still scarcely known to most gardeners.
Rhodohypoxis Baarii has 4 in. narrow, tufted iris-likeand rose-red on 2 in. from June to August. There is a dark red form of this species. Dulcie is pale pink, and Margaret blush-pink. R. B. platypetala Ruth has rather larger white . A sunny and light, well-drained soil (preferably lime-free) are essential. Dislikes winter wet. Increase by dividing the rhizomes in late March or early August. Note that rhodohypoxis dislikes dryness at the during the summer and it is advisable to work in peat, mould, etc., when planting.