Botanical name

Ixia scillaris

Family

Iridaceae

Status

Near Threatened

Ixia scillaris
Ixia scillaris
Ixia scillaris
Ixia scillaris

Description

Plants 25-50cm high. 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

Flower Date

September to November