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Drimiopsis kirkii

Giant Squill

Plant Type:

BULBS

Drimiopsis kirkii – is a distinctive South African bulb with rosettes of light green to silvery green lance-shaped leaves irregularly and densely dotted with darker green to green-brown spots – very attractive. Giant Squill sports narrow spikes of white flowers somewhat freely. The flower spikes betray its family: Hyacinthaceae. This is a tender plant appropriate in the greenhouse, on a partly sunny windowsill or planted in the subtropical garden.If purchased in autumn where it can be planted outdoors it would be wise to hold indoors until spring. Slow spread. Keep it drier in winter. Multiple potted bulbs.


Height:

5-8 in

Colors:

White
Item Description Price  
DRIMIKIRK Drimiopsis kirkii (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot – 1.05 pints / 497 ml.) $18.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Drimiopsis kirkii

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring / Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Potted Plant
  • Greenhouse / Alpine House

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Soil

  • Draining

Origins

  • South Africa

Propagated By

  • Offset