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Cooper's African Hyacinth Overview
Ledebouria cooperi is a species endemic to South Africa, it is now cultivated around the world, particularly by succulent enthusiasts, for its attractive, fleshy, patterned foliage and interesting appearance. Olive-green leaves are either unmarked or possess purple spots or stripes across their surface, they can grow to approximately 25cm in length. Delicate starry flowers appear in spring-summer, these have green-pink stems and the flowers may be pink, purple or green in colour. It is a deciduous, bulbous, perennial species in the Asparagaceae family and it's commonly known by the names Cooper’s African hyacinth, Zebra's quill, striped squill and Cooper's false Scilla, amongst others.
How to propagate Cooper's African Hyacinth
You should divide in late summer when clumps become crowded.
Propagate from seed in autumn.
Special features of Cooper's African Hyacinth
Other uses of Cooper's African Hyacinth
Grown for its flowers.