Babiana nana (Andrews) Spreng.

Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Babiana

Category: Bulb

Size: To 6" tall


Flowers blue to violet in late winter to early spring, with white markings on the lower tepals. Fragrant. Leaves almost linear.


Published in Syst. Veg. (ed. 16) (Sprengel) 1: 156 in 1824.

Basionym Gladiolus nanus Andrews.

Native to the Cape of Good Hope.


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