A picture of a Mdumbeni River Valley African Hyacinth

Mdumbeni River Valley African Hyacinth

Ledebouria ovatifolia ssp. scabrida

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Mdumbeni River Valley African Hyacinth

Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. scabrida, upper surface of a leaf. (Neil Crouch)
Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. scabrida, underside of a leaf. (Neil Crouch)
Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. scabrida, in flower. (Neil Crouch)
Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. scabrida, fruiting. (Neil Crouch)
Ledebouria ovatifolia subsp. scabrida  (Neil Crouch)

Mdumbeni River Valley African Hyacinth Overview

An unusual flat-leaved Ledebouria which has leaves pressed flat on the ground and the upper surface of the leaves adorned with tongue-shaped papillae which are purple on the tips. The species is threatened by over utilization and transformation of its habitat.

Special features of Mdumbeni River Valley African Hyacinth

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Attracts bees