Blackberry Lily
Belamcanda chinensis
Iridaceae (Iris) Family

Blackberry Lily is also known as Leopard Flower and Leopard Lily.

Blackberry Lily is an upright, smooth perennial from a rhizome. Its preferred habitat is woods, thickets, roadsides, and pastures. Distribution is occasional in the Escambia region.

The leaves clasp the stem in an alternate arrangement. The form is linear; no teeth and no lobes.

The flowers are terminal panicles or clusters. Each flower is symmetrical in form, and bisexual in nature. The petals are orange with red spots. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a capsule.

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