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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Libertia ixioides
Height: 0.4m;  Spread: 0.4m
Native Iris (Lily & Iris-like)
Strap-like leaves in a tight clump taller than the white flowers (spring) on short flower spike. Yellow pods remain on the plant for months.
» Click here for our Libertia article published in the Titirangi Tatler, November 2010...
» For a landscaping perspective on Libertia ixioides see this article by O2 Landscapes...
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Profuse seeder and self-germinator. Original plants about 4yrs old and still flowering strongly in early spring.
Libertia ixioides flower, Oakley Creek, Auckland