13 Dec

Attractive Flowering Pot Plants for the Winter: Geissorhiza

Geissorhiza radians

Geissorhiza radians (Wine Cups) / Image by Wilferd Duckitt

The lovely plants in these pictures belong to the genus of Geissorhiza  Рa genus of about 80 species known for their attractive flowers. Grown from seeds or corms, these lovely bloomers make excellent pot plants for winter.

Most species of Geissorhiza are low-growing plants and can be grown in small pots. They need constant moisture during the winter and require complete drought in the summer. Geissorhizas also make good plants for mass plantation in landscapes.

Popular species of include: Geissorhiza radians or Wine Cups, G. tulbaghensis, and Geissorhiza grandiflora.

Geissorhiza monanthos

Geissorhiza monanthos / Image by Wilferd Duckitt

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