Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gladiolus subcaeruleus

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Sandy loam and clay slopes


Flowering time

March to May


Plants 20-30cm high. Corm globose with coarsely fibrous tunics. Flowering stem bearing only sheathing leaves. Leaf produced after flowering on sepatate shoot, solitary, cylindrical and with 4 grooves, thinly hairy, about 1mm in diameter. Flowers pale blue to mauve with yellow markings on lower tepals, in 3-5 flowered spike. Perianth tube 15-17mm long, dorsal tepal largest, hooded over stamens.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29