Botanical name

Aristea glauca

Family

Iridaceae

Description

Plants evergreen, rhizomatous - 10-15cm high. Stems strongly compressed and 2-winged. Leaves linear, 1-3mm wide, bluish-green in colour. Flowers blue, every alternate one pink-backed, tepals 18mm long; style with 3 fringed lobes; spathes and bracts green to brown with wide translucent margins.

Habitat

Coastal and lower slopes

Flower Date

October to December