Babiana hypogea is a very hardy, deciduous bulb has attractive pleated leaves.
It bears beautiful, large mauve flowers with pale yellow markings in summer and autumn. The flowers are sweetly scented and borne at ground level.
The flowers attract insects to the garden.
This unusual bulb is seldom found in cultivation. Plant in a grassland garden or in containers where beautiful arrangements of these bulbs interspersed with small rocks can be done. Plant in well-drained soil.
Size Up to 25cm