Gelasine coeruleax

A rare member of the Iris family with such unusual colored flowers – sky-blue-flushed light lavender. The anthers are bright purple against a soft white throat. To 2” across, the Iris like flowers face outwards atop upright 12-20” stems and they just keep coming May till September – at least. Slender Iris-like foliage is evergreen for us here in USDA zone 9b-10a with Summer water. Otherwise, it’s deciduous. A cinch to grow, especially in a pot, it’ll multiply by corms quite rapidly, so you can share this treasure with your friends. Feed in Spring. Well-drained soil. Native to S. Brazil/Argentina. Said to be hardy to 0 degrees F.

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