Chlorophytum is a genus of about 200-220 species of evergreen perennial flowering plants in family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa and Asia. They grow to 1060 cm tall, with a rosette of long, slender leaves 1575 cm long and 0.52 cm broad, growing from a thick, fleshy rhizome. The flowers are small, usually white, produced on sparse panicles up to 120 cm long; in some species the panicle also bears plantlets, which take root on touching the ground.
Growing to 80cm with a multitude of white flowers in summer.
USDA Zone - 8
Season to Sow - Spring
Photos with credit to the late Rod and Rachel Saunders, eminent experts on South African indigenous flora.
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