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Chlorophytum comosum

Common names: Hen-And-Chickens (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Groundcover

Chlorophytum comosum

EVERGREEN

SEMI-SHADE

SHADE

SEMI FROST HARDY

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.3m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Chlorophytum comosum

DESCRIPTION

An attractive, fast-growing groundcover that forms grass-like clumps of strap-shaped green leaves. It bears tiny white flowers on long arching stems. These develop leaves. When they touch the ground they take root, forming new plants.

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Useful for controlling soil erosion. Attracts small insects.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately throughout the year.
MAINTENANCE
Low maintenance. If damaged by frost, it will quickly revive.
LANDSCAPING USES
Water moderately throughout the year.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Country, Forest, Formal, Rockery, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
PESTS & DISEASES
Seldom attacked by pests.

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