Cormous, perennial, herb, to 0.45 m high. Fl. white & blue & purple, Sep to Nov. Grey or brown sandy clay over laterite, red rocky loam, brown loam over granite. Hills, edge of breakaways, along tracks.
Alternative Names. Homeria fugax.
General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Annually renewed corm. Reproduction. Primarily seed, occasionally cormels. Time to first flowering. 3 years. Fire response. Generally survives fire.
Additional information. Origin. Southern Africa. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Suggested method of management and control. 2,2 DPA 100 g/10 L + Pulse®. Apply just on flowering at corm exhaustion. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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