40cm, Flor de la Viuda is a small bulbous plant with utmost ornamental, nodding, deep purplish-blue flowers with nicely contrasting bright yellow anthers on elegant upright racemes above narrow grass like leaves. Native of dryish rocky spots in open spots in woods in Chile. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep drier at a minimum of some 10°C. Seeds from a wild collection in VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay at some 800m. VI-VII.