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Babiana stricta

Common Name(s):
Baboon flower, Blue freesias
Cultivar(s):
B. 'Corina', B. laxa 'Queen Fabiola', B. plicata, B. rubrocyanea
Category:
Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Looks like a small version of gladiolus with fressia-like flowers; prefers well-drained soil

Season:
Late spring/Early summer
Light:
Full- PM sun
Color:
Blue, purple, white, red
Height:
8-18/20-45
Space:
2-4 in. (5-10 cm)
Depth:
5 in. (12.5 cm)
Organ:
Corm
Hardiness:
Tender III- injured below 25 degrees F (2 degrees C)
Storage:
Leave corms in dry planting medium and store at 70 degrees F (21 degrees C)
Tags:
corms, fressia, frost tender, showy flowers, blue, fall color, purple, full sun, red, early summer, white

NCCES plant id: 864

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Babiana stricta Flower
Wylie, CC BY - 2.0