Herbertia lahue - endemic Texas. Photo by John Dettling.
Nemastylis geminiflora (Celestials) - Native
to the US. Photo from College Station, TX.
Sysrinchium atlanticum (Blue-Eyed Grass) - There are many species of sysrinchium in NA. They hybridize
readily and species are often difficult to identify. There are yellow
and white species as well as blue. More Sisyrinchium photos.
Belamcanda chinensis (blackberry lily) - Although a native a China, Blamcanda can be found growing "wild" in parts of the US, usually near old homesteads. Photo by Mark Cook.
Cypella plumbea (syn. Phalocallis coelestis) Photo by Mark Cook.
Neomarica sp. possibly gracilis, (apostle plant
or walking iris)
cerulea photo Links to San Marcos Growers
Trimezia sp. (yellow walking iris or tiger eye iris) - Two photos by Oscar Rodrigues (e-mail him).Oscar reports that it thrives for him in southern Mexico.
Pardanthopsis dichotomata (vesper iris) - Native to China
Last modified 10/04.