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Anomatheca laxa

False Freesia

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Item #: 6986

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 8" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: South Africa

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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(Aka: Freesia laxa, Lapeirousia laxa) This delightful, small, and easy-to-grow South African iris relative makes a small clump of 8" green, iris-like foliage, topped in May and June with small, but brilliant, scarlet-red flowers. For a small rock garden-sized plant, Anomatheca laxa puts on quite a show. The clump will go dormant in dry summers but the foliage returns in late fall and grows all winter. We have found Anomatheca laxa to be amazingly drought-tolerant, even in brutally hot climates.


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