Wine Cup
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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Sun Exposure:

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

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

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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.