Botanical name

Gladiolus debilis

Family

Iridaceae

Common Name

Small Painted Lady, Kalkoentjie
Gladiolus debilis
Gladiolus debilis
Gladiolus debilis

Description

Cormous geophyte up to 45cm. Leaves 1-4, linear, 2mm wide with raised margins; flowers long-tubed, white to pale-pink with deep pink-red markings on the lower petals.; bracts ridged.

 

Habitat

Rocky sandstone slopes

Flower Date

September to October