Blue Pride of Nieuwoudtville

Geissorhiza splendidissima

Blou Trots Van Nieuwoudtville

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Because of its beautiful, brilliant, dark purple-blue flowers, Geissorhiza splendidissima is called the blou trots van Nieuwoudtville (blue pride of Nieuwoudtville) by farmers in the area. ZA Distribution: Northern Cape, Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Advanced

Flowering time

Winter

Special features

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Clay

Soil PH preference

Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Blue

Credits

profile iconGeissorhiza splendidissima
by Colleen Rust, Hantam National Botanical Garden, August 2009 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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