Lapeirousia

Lapeirousia spp.

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Some pink purple white Lapeirousia flowers on a plant
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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.
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Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Sub-Saharan Africa.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Red, Multicoloured, White, Pink
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