Ixia polystachya L.

Cornlily


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Ixia

Category: Bulb

Zones: 9+

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

White, pink or mauve flowers on branched stems. Linear leaves. Drought tolerant.

Subordinate taxa: 

History: 

Published in Sp. Pl., ed. 2 1: 51 in 1762.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 155 in 1801.

Native to South Africa.

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