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PlantFiles: Nuttall's Pleatleaf
Nemastylis nuttallii

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nemastylis (nee-ma-STY-lis) (Info)
Species: nuttallii (nut-AL-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Bulbs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Light Blue

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dmj1218 On Nov 11, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Identified by Pickering and Foster in 1945; native to the Ozarks of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri which flowers in the evening a pale blue from early to midsummer.



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