Botanical name

Moraea neglecta

Family

Iridaceae
Moraea neglecta
Moraea neglecta
Moraea neglecta
Moraea neglecta
Moraea neglecta
Moraea neglecta

Description

Plants 20-50cm high. Corm tunics of soft brown, more or less fibrous layers. Stem unbranched, sometimes sticky. The single leaf is longer than the stem, terete, often rigid. Flowers intensely bright yellow with two black-dotted nectar guides, sweet vanilla scent. Tepals unequal, the outer 38-50mm long, limbs spreading, inner tepals erect.

Habitat

Usually deep sandy soils

Flower Date

September to October