Botanical name

Aristea zeyheri

Family

Iridaceae

Status

Rare

Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri

Description

Dainty rhizomatous geophyte up to 40cm. Stem terete, slender and unbranched with 1 or 2 terminal flowers. Leaves fine and grass-like; flowers bright blue; spathes and bracts greenish with transparent margins.

Flowers mostly after fire.

Habitat

Sandstone slopes, usually damp sites and on edge of streams

Flower Date

November to December