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Mixed Baboon Flowers

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 10 - 12 inches
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Flowering Date: Early to Mid Spring

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Mixed Baboon Flowers

Description
The sweet fragrance of this jewel-colored mix is perfect in small gardens or containers. The delightful, compact flowers bloom early to mid-spring in a variety of hues. Interesting fact - this unique flower gets its name from baboons' fondness for digging up the corms for food.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure10
  • Botanical NameBabiana stricta
  • Ships As6-7 CM BULB
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread4 - 6 inches
  • Spacing4 - 6 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-10
  • Flowering DateEarly to Mid Spring
  • Planting InstructionsPlant 4" deep and 4-6" apart
  • Winter CareDoes not overwinter in the ground well under 20 degrees F. Consider digging up for winter storage.
  • Flower Color:mixed
  • Flower FormSpikes of funnel-shaped blooms, which resemble freezia flowers.
  • Foliage TypeRibbed, often pleated, hairy lance-shaped medium to bright green leaves.
  • Soil RequirementAverage or sandy soil, a little more shallow in heavy clay soil.
  • PruningNo pruning needed.
  • Additional InformationThe Baboons dig up the corms for food. Babiana is the Dutch diminutive for "baboon".
  • Unique CharactersticsThe sweet fragrance of this jewel colored mixture is very nice to show in small gardens or containers. The delightful flowers which won't take up much space.
  • Shipped6-7 CM BULB
  • Height/Habit10 - 12 inches
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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