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Libertia grandiflora
Common Name: New Zealand Iris Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

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Rhizomatous, clumping perennial with 30-inch long leathery iris-like leaves. A series of dense umbels of white flowers rise up stiff stems.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Native Habitat:
Open, lowland forest remnants, forest margins, steep slopes, ridges, bluffs, cliffs, stream banks, and river terraces.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Eupatorium dubium "'Little Joe'"
Geranium "'Ann Folkard'"
Geranium maculatum "'Elizabeth Ann'"

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