Common Name: Butterfly Gladiolus Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
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Narrow tall Iris-like foliage and tall wiry stems hold soft slate-lilac flowers with a soft yellow green throat and dark pink to red markings. This is an old fashioned and curious plant from southern Africa that has been grown in the UK since 1866. It spreads by undergrown rhizomes and is well placed in the mid to back border.
Southern Africa and Madagascar
Marshy ground, up to 2400 metres.
||Primary Bloom Colour||Pink
||Secondary Bloom Colour||Green
|Light Exposure||Loves Sun
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