Ixia, (commonly known as African Corn Lily), is a genus of the Iridaceae family and is native to South Africa.
Ixia has thin wiry stems and little sword shaped leaves. Ixia flowers are star shaped.
Ixia is available on the wholesale flower markets as a cut flower for just a few months a year and is sold in wraps of 50 stems. Stem lengths are usually no taller than 50cm. Ixia can look beautiful when used in wedding flowers.
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To get the best from your wholesale cut ixia please read the care instructions below carefully:
- Cut the stems at a 45 degree angle with a sharp knife.
- Fill sterilised buckets with cold luke warm and add flower food.
- Place the ixia in the buckets - up to their necks in water.
- Leave over night to condition before using.
Never leave cut flowers in direct sun light, near a radiator, in a draft or near fruit. (The gas used to ripen fruit will harm most flowers). Keep the ixia in a cool place and always keep out of the way of children.