Botanical name

Ixia dubia

Family

Iridaceae

Common Name

Kalossies
Ixia dubia
Ixia dubia
Ixia dubia
Ixia dubia

Description

Plants 25-60cm high. Corm globose. Leaves sword-shaped to nearly linear. Stem 200-750mm long. Flowers orange to yellow - usually reddish on the reverse - often with a dark eye - 4-10 per spike - crowded at end of stem. Perianth tube 6-14mm long - tepals spreading - stamens fully exerted. Bracts translucent pink.

Habitat

Sandstone and granite flats and slopes

Flower Date

October to December