Bulbs and bulblike plants, Evergreen, Perennials
South African native. Like gladiolus, plants of this species has upright, swordlike leaves and a spike of closely set flowers, but the blossoms themselves—star shaped, brightly colored, 2 in. wide—recall another relative, watsonia. Flowers are carried on slender, 1/2 —2-ft.-tall stems.
From Japan. Possibly the hardiest of the banana clan. To 15 ft. tall, with narrow green leaves about 8...
This variety has broader leaves than the species and a more treelike habit.
From South Africa.Woody-based perennials that die to the ground in cold climates, remain shrubby in mi...