Ferraria crispa (dark) (Iridaceae) It is a winter-growing bulb that flowers in spring, then goes dormant for the summer.? Its attractive leaves emerge from small corms in autumn.? In late winter or early spring, the flowers appear.? These fascinating, ruffled blooms have deep-purple spots across white petals, and are highlighted with bright orange anthers. Sowing : Sow seeds in autumn. Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 20-25C.? Cover with peat or sand. Locality : Danabaai. Date of harvest : November 2014.