Chlorophytum krookianum

A tall, grass-like plant with strappy, green leaves.
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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.8m x 0.6m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A graceful deciduous perennial with long, arching, strap-shaped leaves.  It bears clusters of white, star-shaped flowers on tall, erect stems.  The fruit is an oblong capsule that splits to release the seeds.

The plant can tolerate full sun but will have stunted growth.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts a host of pollinating insects.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Damp grassland, swamps and forest margins.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance and hardy. It will die back in winter. Do not disturb rootstock and the plant will regenerate in spring.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately in summer. The plant is water-wise and can tolerate dry periods.

GARDEN THEMES:
Forest, water, woodland

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