Gladiolus marlothii

Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: purple
Climate: winter rain climate

Gladiolus marlothii G.J.Lewis is endemic to the Roggeveld Escarpment. It grows on open slopes or among rock outcrops, always in heavy clay and usually in rocky situations at an elevation of 1800 m. Flowers are pale blue-lilac with a transverse yellow band about the base of the limb and are densely speckled with dark purple at the edges of the yellow band. Photograph taken by Rod Saunders.

Gladiolus marlothii, Rod Saunders

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