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Orthrosanthus chimboracensis

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Botanical Name: Orthrosanthus chimboracensis (added by D. Kramb, 21-JAN-04)

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Irid (D. Kramb, 21-JAN-04)

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General Description:

Spikes of medium-blue flowers on 1-2ft stems, resembling blue-eyed grass. (D. Kramb, 21-JAN-04)

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Preferred Habitat:

Prefers well-drained sites. (D. Kramb, 21-JAN-04)


Estimated Zone 10 . (D. Kramb, 21-JAN-04)

Native Range:

Central America, northern South America (D. Kramb, 21-JAN-04)

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Commercial Availability:

Specialty nurseries (D. Kramb, 21-JAN-04)

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