Ledebouria socialis (syn. Scilla violacea) is a cute, colony-forming bulb popular with succulent collectors with nice spotted foliage.
Ledebouria socialis (syn. Scilla violacea) is a cute, colony-forming bulb popular with succulent collectors and makes a nice foliar contrast to succulent collections or a nice low-light tolerant houseplant. The tear drop-shaped bulbs sit mostly atop the soil surface and unfurl lance-shaped silver leaves with green spots and purple undersides. The spikes of small flowers sport colours of green, white, and purple.
Common Name: Silver Squill
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Height: under 4"
Width: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar
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