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Herbertia pulchella

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.1m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourBlue, purple
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Herbertia pulchella. This species is a bulbous/cormous perennial; the leaves are linear and basal. The blue-purple flowers are borne in the spring with a white stripe on each bloom.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Chile

Interest and use

Grown for their iris-like flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

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