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Family: IRIDACEAE 

 Moraea polyanthos
 

Lost it before it even started to grow - might been dead when I bought it.

  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus Junior 1782
Family:  Iridaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Clay
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  2 centimetres
Height:  40 centimetres
Flower:  Pale blue - Violet - White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Corms
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Homeria lilacina L. Bolus 1920. Moreaea bipartita, L. Bolus 1933
Got it from:  Erkelens-Golkrath, Germany
Year:  2003
   This member of the Iridaceae family was described by Carl Linnaeus Junior in 1782. It's from the south cape of Southern Africa, growing in clay with some to lots of water and some sun. It will only raise to 40 centimetres. The flowers are blue over violet to white, and it can be reproduced both by seeds and dividing of the corm/bulb.

It is found growing on flats and lower slopes, mainly clay, in areas with year round rainfall, and blooms different times a year. Flowers open midday and close in the late afternoon. Colours from blue over violet to white.