Botanical name

Ixia stricta

Family

Iridaceae

Status

Near Threatened

Ixia stricta

Description

Plants 35-55cm high. Often with one to three short - spreading branchlets. Leaves sword-shaped with rigid - thickened margins - often becoming dry at flowering. Flowers pale to deep pink - 6-15 per spike - axis fairly lax - flexuous. Stamens fully exerted - anthers ovoid.

Habitat

Lower sandy loam slopes

Flower Date

November to December