Aristea africana
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:37:11 PDT
There are pics on the net and in the pbs site, it is not a bulb at all, but rather a short iris like plant with thin wiry roots.  It is quite common in the western Cape in South Africa, needs sun and well drained soil.  The blue flowers appear in late winter/spring and it sets lots of seeds if happy.
Ernie DeMarie
Tuckahoe New York, z7




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Subject: [pbs] re Aristea africana

I can find no pic of this bulb.  I've planted mine in a big container 
which has some other bulbs and a Lauris nobilis and it is getting buds.  
Does anyone have information on this one?


Ina Crossley
Auckland New Zealand  Zone 10


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