Alophia veracruzana

Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: yellow, purple, patterned, brown
Flower Season: mid summer
Life form: bulb
Climate: summer rain climate

Alophia veracruzana Goldblatt & T.M.Howard is native to Vera Cruz, Mexico. It grows in moist sandy soils in grasslands and open pine woods. The flowers are paler than Alophia drummondii. Plants bloom in June and July. It takes one to two years to bloom grown from seeds. Photos by Alani Davis.

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