Lachenalia elegans var. suaveolens - Indigenous South African Bulb - 10 Seeds

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Lachenalia is a genus of bulbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae, which are usually found in Namibia and South Africa. Most of these plants have a dormancy period, and the new roots of these plants will always grow every year. Lachenalia is named after the Swiss botanist Werner de Lachenal (1736-1800)

Lachenalia elegans var. suaveolens is found on mostly sandy moist slopes. This variety has blue to green flowers shading to pink that are dark maroon in the upper third and with dark maroon markings with narrow white tips.

USDA Zone - 8

Season to sow - Autumn


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