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Babiana scariosa

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Botanical Name: Babiana scariosa (added by D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

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Irid, Ixioideae tribe (D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

Common Names:

Baboon flower (Anonymous, 10-SEP-08)

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General Description:

Mauve yellow flowers (D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

Blue, purple, white, red (Anonymous, 10-SEP-08)

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Can take hard frost without any injury. (D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

Native Range:

South Africa (D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

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