Lachenalia trichophylla - 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 Lachenalia.

Growing 8-20cm with heart-shaped hairy leaves and the flowers are pale yellow occasionally flushed with pink. Flowers in spring and makes an excellent pot plant.

USDA Zone - 8

Season to Sow - Autumn

Photos with credit to the late Rod and Rachel Saunders, eminent experts on South African indigenous flora.