Ixia species Mixture
Wand Flower Mix Bulbs
DetailsOur Wand Flowers Mix blooms in late spring in a rainbow of rich colors. Excellent cut flowers, Ixia bulbs are easily grown in container gardens in colder climates. In zones 8-10 they can be planted in compost enriched, moisture retentive soils mixed in with other flowering perennials and annuals. In colder zones Ixia is considered an annual and should be planted in the spring and lifted in the fall.
|Common Name||Wand Flower Mix Bulbs|
|Botanical Name||Ixia species Mixture|
|Zones||8, 9, 10|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Pink, Red, Yellow, Mixed|
|Mature Height||12-16" tall|
|Bulb Spacing||15 bulbs per sq. ft.|
|Planting Depth||Plant 2-5" deep|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Soil Type||Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Moist/Wet|
|Amount of Rain||20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies|
|Additional Information||Hardy in zones 8-10|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Plant & Bulb Shipping Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Shipping begins Sept. 19. Amaryllis Bulbs will begin shipping mid-October 2016 and will continue until we sell out or through December 31, 2016.
Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).
Gardening Goods: All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.
Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.
Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, when possible, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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