Fall-flowering Ixia, Celestial Lily
Nemastylis floridana

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nemastylis (nee-ma-STY-lis) (Info)
Species: floridana (flor-ih-DAY-na) (Info)

Category:

Herbs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 10, 2002, ButterflyGardnr from Orlando, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

The Fall-Flowering Ixia is an endangered endemic that is protected under state and federal laws.