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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. ZA Distribution: Gauteng, Limpopo, North West, Northern Cape.

Special features of Blue African Hyacinth

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Attracts bees