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Hesperantha oligantha

Botanical Name: Hesperantha oligantha (added by D. Kramb, 24-MAR-14)


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Classification:

Irid (D. Kramb, 24-MAR-14)


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General Description:

Has bright pink flowers. (D. Kramb, 24-MAR-14)


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Preferred Habitat:

Grows along streams and in marshy areas. (D. Kramb, 24-MAR-14)


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Native Range:

Endemic to South Africa. (D. Kramb, 24-MAR-14)


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Additional Comments:

According to Elias Chasiotis who grows this in Athens Greece, its name means one with few flowers in Greek (oliga anthi/ ολίγα άνθη), but this is ridiculous, as it is one of the most floriferous Hesperantha I grow. Probably it means few flowers at a time from each bulb, but it propagates so easily that creates a carpet of flowers.Also, flowering lasts very long. (D. Kramb, 24-MAR-14)

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