Solenomelus pedunculatus #1 Iridaceae - Chile Syn. Solenomelus chilensis, Sisyrinchium pedunculatum Maicillo (Chilean name) Shown: Detail of flower; diam. of flower approx. 25 mm "Solenomelus is a genus of South American species of flowering plants in the family Iridaceae. They are very closely allied to Sisyrinchium with rhizomes, flowers with a perianth tube and a style that is not divided and a single capitate stigma.
"Ferraria Crispa" |Ferraria crispa is a species of monocotyledonous flowering plant in the family Iridaceae. It is native to South Africa. In Australia it is commonly referred to as Black Flag.| ||Photo by ~anniesannuals~ (Annie's Annuals & Perennials) March 2 2011||
Love to see crocus welcoming us to Spring. Did you know that crocus also bloom in the Fall? It always surprises me to see crocus blooming in my garden in September. (You plant Fall crocus bulbs 'in September' and they bloom the following September. They also multiply too.)