Lunch Clockflower

Lunch Clockflower

Moraea fugacissima

Scientific name

The flowers are yellow and fragrant and they flower from July to September. They prefer wet sand and clay flats.

References and further reading

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.


Suitable for wet sites

Suitable for clay soil

It provides food for:

Monkey beetle

Moraea fugacissima is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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