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Acidanthera murielae (bicolor)
Common Name: Peacock Gladiolus Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Peacock gladiolus (Acidanthera murielae) is an Iris relative from Africa with long Crocosmia-like foliage topped in mid to late summer with large, fragrant, white flowers with purple-black centres that look like large white butterflies. Grow in pots where not hardy and over winter in a frost-free location.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Tropical Africa

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourBlack
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread8-12" FragranceYes
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness7-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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