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Babiana sp., Babiana
Babiana mucronata

Babiana sp.

Babiana
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Ixioideae
Origin: South Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersFragrantDeciduous

All Babianas are deciduous, either winter or summer growing. Most are winter growing. Like most other winter growing (or Mediterranean climate) irids, they start their growth cycle in autumn when the first rains fall.

The flowers are long lasting and brightly coloured, and many are scented as a bonus.



Babiana sp., Babiana
Babiana ecklonii
Babiana sp., Babiana
Babiana vanzyliae


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