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(Lapeirousia, Long-tube Iris)

This genus comprises between 35 and 40 species of herbaceous perennials that grow from bulb-like underground corms. Some taxonomists place species into three or four other closely related genera (such as Ixia), leaving less than 20 species still in Lapeirousia. The species are most concentrated in southwestern sub-Saharan Africa, but Lapeirousia exists from Nigeria to Ethiopia southward to the tip of the continent. They are particularly unique in that they are more widespread...

Image of Lapeirousia anceps photo by: Andrew Massyn, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

Andrew Massyn, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

(Double Long-tube Iris, Lapeirousia)

With long, wispy flowers, double long-tube iris has a growth habit, color profile and visual texture much like that of whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri). Native to the fynbos (coastal shrub habitat) of western South Africa, this herbaceous perennial naturally dies back each year, with a dormancy during the dry season. In its natural range, the Mediterranean climate provides the drought during the heat of summer.

The small, linear and ribbed leaves emerge from the bell-shaped underground...

(Clustered Long-tube Iris, Lapeirousia)

A beautiful African wildflower that grows from a bulb-like corm, Lapeirousia corymbosa blooms anytime from winter to spring, bearing flat clusters of star-shaped dark blue to rosy pink blossoms. Also called cluster-blooming long-tube iris, it's native to the sandy and granitic slopes across the western cape of South Africa. This herbaceous perennial naturally dies back each year, with a dormancy during the dry season. In its natural range, the Mediterranean climate provides the drought...

(Lapeirousia)

This genus comprises between 35 and 40 species of herbaceous perennials that grow from bulb-like underground corms. Some taxonomists place species into three or four other closely related genera (such as Ixia), leaving less than 20 species still in Lapeirousia. The species are most concentrated in southwestern sub-Saharan Africa, but Lapeirousia exists from Nigeria to Ethiopia southward to the tip of the continent. They are particularly unique in that they are more widespread...

(Jacquin's Long-tube Iris, Lapeirousia)

A small African wildflower that grows from a bulb-like corm, Lapeirousia corymbosa blooms from late winter to early spring, bearing small, tubular, purple-violet blossoms. Also called Jacquin's long-tube iris, it's native to the limestone sands in South Africa's Western Cape. This herbaceous perennial naturally dies back each year, with a dormancy during the dry season. In its natural range, the Mediterranean climate provides the drought during the heat of summer.

The linear, grass-like...

(Lapeirousia, Pyramidal Long-tube Iris)

A cute African wildflower that grows from a bulb-like corm, Lapeirousia pyramidalis blooms from late winter to early spring, bearing small, tubular, white or violet-purple blossoms. Also called the pyramidal long-tube iris, it's native to the porous soils in the more arid parts of South Africa's Western Cape. This herbaceous perennial naturally dies back each year, with a dormancy during the hot summer dry season.

The light gray-green leaves emerge from the bell-shaped underground...