Blue Stars

Aristea ecklonii

Umhushuza

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Aristea ecklonii is an indigenous, evergreen perennial with attractive, blue, star-like flowers that make quite a show in early summer and late spring. It grows fast and attracts butterflies. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

Special features

Wet sites

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Blue

Credits

profile iconAristea ecklonii
by Sthembile Zondi, KwaZulu-Natal NBG, October 2013 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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