Yellow Soldier

Lachenalia reflex

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Lachenalia reflexa, Constantia, Cape Peninsula. (Photo by Caroline Voget)
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A bulbous plant with bright yellow, urn-shaped flowers, and ascending, strap-shaped leaves; this winter-flowering plant is in danger of extinction in its natural habitat. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Winter, Spring

Special features

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Hyacinthaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Credits

profile iconLachenalia reflexa
by Mpho Mathalauga, KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden, June 2019. Acknowledgments: Images by Gigi Laidler, Helene Preston, Tony Rebelo, Jacques van der Merwe and Caroline Voget, from their observations posted on iNaturalist. Org, and by Mary Sue Ittner of Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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