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Schizostylis coccinea
Schizostylis coccinea

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Schizostylis coccinea

Crimson Flag
Iridaceae
Bulbs and bulblike plants, Evergreen, Perennials

South African native. Like gladiolus, plants of this species has upright, swordlike leaves and a spike of closely set flowers, but the blossoms themselves—star shaped, brightly colored, 2 in. wide—recall another relative, watsonia. Flowers are carried on slender, 1/2 —2-ft.-tall stems.

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