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PlantFiles: Lapeirousia
Lapeirousia oreogena

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lapeirousia (la-pay-ROO-see-uh) (Info)
Species: oreogena (or-ee-oh-GEE-nuh) (Info)

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7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
Purple

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive palmbob On Feb 29, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Great looking South African bulb, that just looks like wavy grass, or some anemic lily most of the year, but then, in the winter- wow!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sun Lakes, Arizona
Newport Beach, California
Richmond, California
Sebastopol, California
Houston, Texas



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