Botanical name

Babiana ambigua

Family

Iridaceae

Common Name

Bobbejaantjie
Babiana ambigua
Babiana ambigua

Description

Plants 5-8cm high. Stem underground. The corm tunics are netted. Leaves linear-lanceolate - pleated and hairy. Flowers blue to mauve with white to cream markings. Fragrant. Bracts usually entirely green - inner bracts divided to the base.

Habitat

Sandy flats and lower slopes

Flower Date

August to September