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Lachenalia contaminata

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Some white Lachenalia contaminata flowers in a field
Lachenalia contaminata is a bulbous perennial species in the Asparagaceae family. It commonly grows to around 25cm in height, producing narrow, grass-like foliage and attractive bell-shaped blooms. The flowers are white, with marron tips and these appear in the spring.
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Planning

Flowering time

Spring

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Southwestern South Africa.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Asparagaceae

Flower colour

Red, White
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