Drimiopsis maculata Spotted Leaved Drimiopsis (english)Injobo (zulu)

Taxonomy

Family HYACINTHACEAE
Genus Drimiopsis
Specie maculata
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Basionym Drimiopsis maculata

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Description

Drimiopsis maculata is a hardy, deciduous, shade loving, bulbous plant has beautiful, small arrow shaped leaves that have dark purple spots on the leaves.

The spikes of white Hyacinth type flowers appear from September. to April. and are pretty but quite inconspicuous.

It multiplies easily by producing side bulbs. This is an attractive garden and container subject for deep, dark shade where it thrives. It grows amongst tree roots in deep shade where very little else grows.

Size Up to 25cm

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Distribution

Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu Natal, Eastern Cape

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