How to use Sparaxis in a sentence
Africa, allied to Sparaxis and Tritonia, but having broader foliage, often hairy and plaited; they grow from 6 to 12 inches high, with spikes of sometimes sweetly-scented brilliant flowers ranging in color from blue to crimsonmagenta.
Homeria Collina - A choice bulbous plant from the Cape, thriving in such light southern soils as suit Sparaxis, Ixia, and the like.
Sparaxis - Charming bulbous plants from the Cape of Good Hope, the many varieties coming chiefly from S. grandiflora and S. tricolor.
Sparaxis are valuable for early-summer flowers, and should be treated like Ixias.
S. pulcherrima (the Wand-flower) is so distinct that its claim to be a Sparaxis has often been disputed.Advertisement