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Aristea capitata

Synonym(s) Aristea major
Common name blue scepter
Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers violet-blue (spring)
Size 5'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil, not too dry
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

South African iris relative featuring tall spikes topped with clusters of blue flowers. Takes several years to start flowering.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '18/'19 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G, 16-28d). Also baggy 35F (4w) - 70F (100%G, 8-12d)

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