Its a beauty isn’t it? Delicate, unusual hues, but a certain energy in the shape and form.
Its common name is Green Ixia or Turquoise Ixia – I’d say its more a Duck Egg blue.
Easy to grow from bulbs that are generally available, yet this delightful, frost hardy spring flower isn’t all that common – which is a bit of a puzzle really.
Hence this blog entry – this is quite simply, a promotion for one of nature’s loveliest.
Author: Bob Saunders (www.gardensonline.com.au)