Botanical name

Aristea zeyheri

Family

Iridaceae

Status

Rare

Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri
Aristea zeyheri

Description

Plants 15 - 40cm high, rhizomatous geophyte. Stem terete, slender and unbranched, with 1 or 2 terminal flowers. Flowers bright blue. Leaves fine and grass-like. Spathes and bracts greenish with transparent margins.

Flowers mostly after fire.

Habitat

Sandstone slopes, usually damp sites

Flower Date

November to December