A picture of a Polokwane African Hyacinth

Polokwane African Hyacinth

Ledebouria crispa

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

H5-H2

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Polokwane African Hyacinth

Leaves with strongly undulating margins
Pear-shaped bulbs covered with pale brown, membranous outer layers
Ledebouria crispa flowers (John N. Trager, Huntington Botanical Garden)
Ledebouria crispa, in habitat
Forms clusters of numerous bulbs in small dense colonies

Polokwane African Hyacinth Overview

Although rare in cultivation, this interesting dwarf ledebouria with its narrow, strongly crinkled, green to grey grey-green leaves, makes an attractive pot subject. In its natural habitat in Limpopo Province, South Africa, the species is rare and only known from a few isolated locations.

Special features of Polokwane African Hyacinth

Attracts butterflies

Pot plant

Attracts bees