Lachenalia kliprandensis - 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 kliprandensis from Kliprand (south-western Bushland) South Africa, where it grows in red sand, has two ovate prostrate leaves with dark brown or green pustules on the surface and white flowers with brownish green gibbosities and pale magenta tips. Inner segments are white with broad magenta tips. This species resembles Lachenalia carnosa .

USDA Zone - 8

Season to sow - Autumn


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