Botanical name

Lapeirousia corymbosa

Family

Iridaceae

Common Name

Koringblommetjie
Lapeirousia corymbosa
Lapeirousia corymbosa
Lapeirousia corymbosa
Lapeirousia corymbosa
Lapeirousia corymbosa
Lapeirousia corymbosa

Description

Plants 5-15cm high. Corm with blackish, rough tunics. Single basal leaf much longer than the stem, and few smaller leaves on the stem, often undulate or crisped. Flowers pale to deep-blue with a white star, sometimes cream or white, in dense flat-topped panicle. Perianth tube funnel-shaped, 4-7mm long. Tepals sub-equal, 7-10mm long.

Habitat

Sandy and granite slopes

Flower Date

September to November