Wurmbea is a genus of perennial herbs that are native to Africa and Australia. There are about 40 species, with about half endemic to each continent. Recently the circumscription of the genus Wurmbea has been increased to incorporate to include Onixotis punctata and Onixotis stricta.
Growing 20cm to 50cm with 3 channelled leaves and pale pink flowers with dark purple centres in spring.
USDA Zone - 8
Season to Sow - Autumn
Photos with credit to the late Rod and Rachel Saunders, eminent experts on South African indigenous flora.
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