Green leaves with dark stripes.
This is a great bulb for the free draining soil in alpine containers or else alpine house with clusters of deep pink flowers on short stems. Its green elongated foliage are also of great interest with its black stripes running length ways. Perfect for the sunny protected position.
Hardiness: Hardy -7c – if kept in drier soils through winter
Common Name: Cooper’s false squill
Life Cycle: perennial
Basic Colour: ( black / green)
Flower Colour: Pink
Natural Flowering: May – June
Winter Hardiness: Hardy -7c
Height with Flowers: 5cm
Soil Requirements: average / moist / dry / well-drained
Soil Ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / rock garden / Mediterranean / crevice garden
Pruning: not required
Tolerates: drought tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance / shallow soil
Origin: Eastern South Africa