Orthrosanthus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Iridaceae, first described as a genus in 1827. It native to Australia, Mexico, Central and South America.
Small tufted perennial with long strap-like leaves.
Tufted perennial with long strap like leaves. Spreads by rhizomes. Flower stems shorter than the leaves. Flowers purple/blue with 3 large petals. Growing in sandy soil.
Tufted perennial with narrow, linear leaves to about 20 cm long that arise from an underground rhizome. The three-petalled flowers are on stems that are shorter than the leaves.