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Blue African Hyacinth

Ledebouria glauca

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Blue African Hyacinth

Soft bulbs with well-developed basal stems are a characteristic Ledebouria glauca.
Black and white banded stem-like leaf bases are a useful character for identification of Ledebouria glauca.
Fine blue colour which rubs off Ledebouria glauca leaves when touched.

Blue African Hyacinth Overview

A rare and relatively unknown species of African hyacinth from the hot and semi-arid regions of South Africa. This unusual species is very distinctive but is seldom seen, resulting in scant information about it.

Special features of Blue African Hyacinth

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attracts bees