Surface of the leaf - rather
late in the season.
This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was
given this name by Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin. It is found in
western South Africa, growing in sand or other well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The bulb
is three centimetres, the leaves lay flat on the ground while the
inflorescence can reach 25 centimetres. Despite the name, is wary
from green tipped white over pink, purple, maroon to blue.
The genera name is in honour of
the Swiss botanist Prof. Werner de Lachenal (Warnerus de la
Will flower in the real