Babiana ringens (L.) Ker Gawl.

Rat's Tail


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Babiana

Category: Bulb

Zones: 8 to 10

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Tubular flowers, red, on side branches. Linear, erect foliage. Sandy soil, no summer water.

History: 

Published in Ann. Bot. (König & Sims) 1: 233 in 1804.

Basionym Antholyza ringens L.

Native to South Africa.

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