Botanical name

Ixia scillaris

Family

Iridaceae

Status

Near Threatened

Ixia scillaris
Ixia scillaris
Ixia scillaris
Ixia scillaris

Description

Cormous geophyte up to 50cm, often with one to three short branchlets. Leaves sword-shaped the margins sometimes undulate. Flowers pale or deep pink, 7-20 per spike, axis lax; tepals 8-16mm long; anthers oblong, nodding, splitting incompletely from the base.

Habitat

Stony granite, sandstone and clay flats and slopes

Flower Date

September to November