African Corn Lily – Ixia spp. Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: African Corn Lily, Corn Lily, Ixia Botanical Name: Ixia spp., IK-see-a Decorative Life: 7-10 days. Flower Color: Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White Availability: Spring, Summer Storage Specifics: 32-34F up to 3 days dry. Tidbits: From the Greek “ixia” (bird lime), referring to the plant’s sticky sap.