(Aiton) Ker Gawler
Tritonia (Flame Freesia) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family with some 28 species. They are naturally distributed mainly in South Africa, and are closely related to the genus Ixia. They are small bulbous plants up to 8 cm, that appear in great numbers in spring.
The leaves are fan-shaped. The flowers are shades of yellow, orange or brown, sweet-smelling, and gives off a very strong fragrance, especially at night. They are not grazed.
Hardiness: Zones 8-11
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