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Libertia

Iridaceae
Perennials

Iris relatives with fans of swordlike leaves and clusters of white flowers from late spring to midsummer. Blooms consist of three large petals and three much smaller ones, giving them a triangular look.

Libertia peregrinans
Libertia peregrinans

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Libertia peregrinans

To 2 ft. high, 1 ft.wide; forms colonies by rhizomes. Narrow, erect olive green leaves have a strong orange to brownish-orange center stripe; especially attractive when backlit. Branching clusters of inch-wide flowers on stems shorter than leaves. Good in containers.

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