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Lapeirousia arenicola, Lapeirousia

Lapeirousia arenicola

Lapeirousia
Family: Iridaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsPink flowers

A deciduous perennial herbaceous geophyte with a corm that can grow up till 10cm high. This short plant has a branched stem and cream to pink flowers with a red spot at the base of the lower smaller segments. Leaves are flat and curved to narrow and pleated. During dormancy keep plants rather dry and in winter at a minimum of some 10°C with watering reduced to a minimum.



Lapeirousia arenicola, Lapeirousia
Lapeirousia arenicola, Lapeirousia


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