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Fragrant Blue Babiana

Babiana fragrans

Also known as

Bobbejaantjie, Baboon root

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

9a-10b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fragrant Blue Babiana Overview

A beautiful dwarf perennial with blue, cinnamon-scented flowers in spring, that is an attractive garden subject and can be planted in a sunny rockery. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

How to propagate Fragrant Blue Babiana

Division

Seed in autumn or natural division of corms.

Seed

Special features of Fragrant Blue Babiana

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Fragrant Blue Babiana

Grown for its brightly coloured flowers rather like freesias.

Edible