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Ixia monodelpha D.Delaroche blue form

See Ixia monodelpha D.Delaroche.  This is a form with blue flowers as illustrated.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

This form is listed in the Addendum in the 1843 catalogue only.


For further discussion of Ixias see Ixia hybrid ‘Calypso’.

Published Nov 13, 2009 - 04:56 PM | Last updated Jul 24, 2010 - 04:34 PM

Figured are narrow sword-shaped leaves and blue flowers with an orange centre.  Curtis's Botanical Magazine t. 607/1802.

Ixia monodelpha D.Delaroche | BM t.607/1802 | BHL

Family Iridaceae
Region of origin

South Africa, Cape district

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Ixia monodelpha blue 

Confidence level high