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Silver Squill Overview
Ledebouria socialis is a species endemic to the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, it is now cultivated around the world, particularly by succulent enthusiasts. Typically favoured for its attractive, fleshy, patterned foliage and interesting appearance. This bulbous species has teardrop-shaped bulbs protrude significantly from the soil. Leaves have silver spots across their surface and are purple on the underside, they can grow to approximately 15cm in length. Delicate flowers appear in spring-summer, these have pink stems, green petals marked with white and purple stamens in the centre. It is a perennial species in the Asparagaceae family and it's commonly known by the names silver squill and wood hyacinth. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape.
How to propagate Silver Squill
Propagate from seeds.
Division of established clumps.
Special features of Silver Squill
Other uses of Silver Squill
Grown for its flowers and makes good pot plants in cool greenhouses.