not an iris, used to be classified as lily... now though I do not
grows profusely and as volunteer even in sandy coral based soil of
had many growing on their own without my planting them
On Jul 17, 3:26 pm, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> Yes Satish ji
> Very common in California. When I first saw I thought it to be some species
> of Iris, till I identified it correctly as Dietes iridioides.
> On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com
> > *Dietes iridioides*
> > African Iris, Morea Iris, Fortnight Lily.
> > Yes it is very commonly observed in Bay area. I too saw many plants
> > flowering profusely in residential as well office gardens in Jun 2011. It
> > seems that the flowering season is also quite long as you have spotted this
> > in April. ? may even be perennial.
> > Another Iris is also observed in in California. I am sure you must have
> > captured that also.
> > Will post it separately.
> > Dr Phadke