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Chlorophytum saundersiae

Family: Anthericaceae (Spider-Lily family)

Common names: Weeping Anthericum (E);

Native to: Southern Africa
Grass, Groundcover
An attractive grass-like plant which bears masses of tiny white, star-shaped flowers,

Chlorophytum saundersiae

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

SEMI-SHADE

SEMI FROST HARDY

LOW WATER REQUIREMENTS

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.5m x 0.25m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Chlorophytum saundersiae

DESCRIPTION

Anthericum is a hardy, evergreen, grass-like perennial that bears sprays of white, star-shaped flowers and seeds all year round.

It attracts bees and birds to the garden.

WILDLIFE & ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS
Attracts bees and other insect pollinators.
Weavers harvest the leaves for nest-building material.
WATER REQUIREMENTS
Water moderately throughout the year.
MAINTENANCE
Low maintenance. Cut back to 10cm at the end of winter if it begins to look untidy.
LANDSCAPING USES
Use it to line the front of a border or grow it in a container on a lightly shaded patio.
GARDEN THEMES
Bushveld, Country, Formal, Grassland, Rockery, Tropical, Woodland
FLOWERS
FOLIAGE
FRUIT
PESTS & DISEASES
Seldom attacked by pests.

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