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A picture of a Babiana


Babiana spp.

Babiana ambigua fllower by Andrew massyn (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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A photo of Babiana
A photo of Babiana


Contains under 100 perennial corms with brightly coloured funnel-shaped flowers that resemble freesias. Originating from South Africa’s Cape Provinces, some species have been extensively cultivated for garden use as ornamental plants. Foliage is sword-shaped, attractively pleated and complements the vibrant showy flowerheads. Common colours include purple, pink, white and blue.


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