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General Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Sauromatum genus. This genus consists of about 2 species of tuberous perennials. The leaves are solitary and rise from a tightly folded shiny bud after the flowering. The flowers are spathe-like.

Characteristics

Perennials, Bulbs

Origin

Africa.

Cultivation

They are frost-tender plants which prefer partial-shade and humus-rich, fertile, well-drained soil. You can propagate by removing offsets in winter when the plants are dormant. Dry off or lift when dormant in winter.

Propagation

Offsets in spring.

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