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Geissorhiza radians

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geissorhiza (gees-or-RY-zuh) (Info)
Species: radians (RAD-ee-anz) (Info)

Category:

Bulbs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 18, 2015, janelp_lee from Toronto, ON (Zone 6a) wrote:

Wow, the bulb size is way smaller than I thought... I guess the flowers will be small as well.

It is still excellent for photo image because of its unique flower color combination.

Positive

On Jul 13, 2009, BajaBlue from Rancho Santa Rita, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Cormous perennial, 8 - 16 cm high. Leaves narrow and conspicuously ribbed. Flowers deep blue with a red centre surrounded by a white ring, with the stamens and style arching
downward, 15 - 20 mm diameter.

Quotation: John Manning: Wildflowers of South Africa, Pretoria, 2003

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On Oct 4, 2004, tcfromky from Mercer, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Extraordinary rich blue-purple flowers having red centers outlined with white and a single black dot. Wildly unique.