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Libertia edgariae


Libertia edgariae

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A perennial herb with short creeping rhizomes, it forms a bold clump of erect green leaves with green or yellow leaf veins. In spring it has stems of iris-like white flowers, followed by green seed pods. Prefers a sunny to semi-shaded site and soil that does not get too dry. Hardy.

 
Genus
Libertia
Species   edgariae
Cultivar  

Common name
New Zealand Iris

Family name
Iridaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


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

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Avoid dry soils / Prefers even soil moisture

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

Indigenous / Nourishment / Texture

Perennials

Category
Small, height up to 0.6 metres.
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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