Romulea subfistulosa

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Cormous perennial
Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and Southern Africa
California Native?:
Plant Size:
6 inches high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
rock gardens
Flowering Season:
Spring and summer
Flower Color:
Deep pink
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Occasional to no watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
Long thin grassy green leaves precede the vivid rose purple crocus-like flowers with yellow centers outlined with dark black. Bloom is in spring, so summer drought is ok.