Fragrant Babiana

Babiana sambucina ssp. sambucina

Bobbejaantjie (Afr.)

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Babiana sambucina subsp. sambucina
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Babiana sambucina subsp. sambucina is an attractive, dwarf, spring-flowering bulbous plant, which is drought tolerant and water-wise. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Purple, Blue, Cream

Credits

profile iconBabiana sambucina subsp. sambucina
by Shireen Harris, Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, May 2019 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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