Babiana bainesii

A small, erect grass-like herb with large blue flowers at the base.
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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.3m x 0.3m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A Small, erect, grass-like herb with flowering stem and leaves emerging from the centre of a large corm.  The leaves are slender, ribbed and hairy.  The mauve and white patterned flowers are sweetly scented and densely crowded at the base of the plant.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Grassland, usually among small rocks.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, grassland

FLOWERS:
The large blue/purple flowers are patterened with white markings that vary from plant to plant.
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