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Lapeirousia

Lapeirousia spp.

Lapeirousia species 1113 by JonRichfield (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

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Overview

Lapeirousia is a genus in the iris family, Iridaceae containing around 41 species. This genus is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa, with roughly a third of the species found in fynbos environments. It contains cormous, deciduous species which produce showy, colourful flowers in various shades of pink, purple, red and white. Foliage is flattened, narrow and often pleated.

Special Features

Attractive flowers