|I. niamniamensis 'Congo Cockatoo' is a
traditional flowering perennial widely grown as an
annual because it is short lived in colder
regions. Scalloped dark green leaves are oval, 2
to 9 inches long, arranged spirally.
Bright red or yellow flowers to 1 1/2 inches wide
smother light green leaves throughout the summer.
Distinctive flowers are hooded with a hooked spur.
Ideal for brightening a shady garden or for adding
color to patios. Requires shady, moist conditions.