Lapeirousia corymbosa (L.) Ker Gawl.

Level-topped Lapeirousia (Bot. Mag.)


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Lapeirousia

Category: Bulb

Size: To 6" tall

Description: 

Blue flowers in clusters on a branched stem. Short narrow leaf, basal.

History: 

Published in Bot. Mag. 16: 595 in 1803.

Basionym Ixia corymbosa L.

Synonym Ixia crispifolia Andrews.

Native to South Africa.


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