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Drimia physodes
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Distribution: Africa: South Africa: Northern Cape: Western Cape:


Drimia physodes is an attractive large growing species distributed over arids parts of the Western Karoo. The bulbs can be subterranean or partly exposed above the ground.

The wavy erect leaves appear in winter. Flowering time is given from October to April. The flowers open late afternoon on a subcorymbose raceme. It is a rewarding species to cultivate.


Drimia physodes Drimia physodes
Drimia physodes photographed in early spring in the Northern Cape. The leaves are starting to whither and the flowers should appear within a month or so. Flowering specimens in cultivation.



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