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Libertia formosa
Common Name: Showy Libertia Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Libertia formosa
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Exceptional evergreen plant with striking clean vertical foliage, like an Iris sibirica, but with excellent interest right through the winter, thus providing a vertical so often absent in the winter garden. White flowers at the tips of long stems.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Salvia microphylla "'Hot Lips'"
Eupatorium rugosum "'Chocolate'"
Geranium "'Rozanne'"

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