Chlorophytum comosum ‘Varigatum’

An attractive, fast-growing groundcover that forms clumps of strap-shaped mid-green leaves which have a white margin.
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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.3m x 0.4m
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Hen-and-chickens is a fast-growing, evergreen perennial that forms a neat clump of strappy leaves. It bears small white flowers and spreads by casting out shoots from an arching stem.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Useful for controlling soil erosion. Attracts small insects.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Forests and moist shady areas.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.
If damaged by frost, it will quickly revive.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately throughout the year.

GARDEN THEMES:
Forest, formal, rockery, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
Mass plant it under trees. May also be planted in a container or hanging basket. It may also be grown indoors.
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