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Libertia 'Grasshopper'


Libertia  'Grasshopper'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A perennial herb which forms a dense clump of narrow stiff bright green leaves, spreads by rhizomes. In spring it has many stems of iris-like white flowers which appear above the leaves, followed by orange seed pods. Prefers a semi-shaded site and soil that does not get too dry. Hardy. Selected by Mark Brown, Blueskin Nurseries, Otago.

 
Genus
Libertia
Species  
Cultivar   'Grasshopper'

Common name
New Zealand Iris
Hybrid
L. peregrinans x L. ixioides

Family name
Iridaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
40 cm
Width
40 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Avoid dry soils / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates coastal sites / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Immaculate / Indigenous / Nourishment / Structure / Texture / Whimsical

Perennials

Category
Small, height up to 0.6 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 1.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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