AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.5m x 0.2m
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 perennial bulb with a diameter of 10-15cm which is covered with firm, hardened, papery brown scales. It is deciduous, growing in summer and dormant in winter. It bears a rosette of broad, light green leaves. The inflorescence bears many bright blue, star-shaped flowers each carried on a blue stalk. The flowers have a honey-like scent in the early evening.ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
The honey-scented flowers attract bees.
NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Grows in a variety of habitats from sunny slopes, rocky hills and cliffs to vleis, stream edges and near waterfalls.