Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gladiolus vaginatus

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Limestone and clay-loam slopes


Flowering time

February to April


Plants 30-50cm high. Corm globose with fibrous tunics. Leaves only two, both entirely sheathing or the lower with a free tip, leathery and without visible veins, 1-1.5mm wide. Flowers fragrant, blue to grey with dark streaks on lower tepals, in 2-6 flowered spike. Perianth tube 6-20mm long, dorsal tepal inclined over stamens

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 25