The deep, red flowers of Ixia Venus create a stunning slight in a summer meadow. But Ixia Venus is a good cut flower too and also works well in pots or borders and in mixes of annual flowers. Ixia is commonly known as “African Corn Lily” and is native to South Africa. It prefers sunny, sheltered spots with well-drained soil, tolerates heat and requires little water. Corms size: 6 cm.