Botanical name

Gladiolus debilis

Family

Iridaceae

Common Name

Small Painted Lady, Kalkoentjie
Gladiolus debilis
Gladiolus debilis
Gladiolus debilis

Description

A delicate-looking plant up to 650 mm tall with one to four linear leaves 2 mm wide that have raised margins. The flowers, 400 mm long, are white to pink with deep pink-red markings on the lower petals.

Habitat

Rocky sandstone slopes

Flower Date

September to October