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Ledebouria socialis

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Pot Size
0.7 litres

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Plant Finder: about Ledebouria socialis

Common names

Silver squill


Ledebouria socialis (Silver squill). An upright evergreen perennial clump from South Africa. Bears lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and purple-green flowers.


They need gritty, well-drained soil, with a position in the full sun. You can propagate from seeds or by division of established clumps.

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers and makes good pot plants in cool greenhouses.

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Ledebouria socialis | Reading, RG4 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

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