Plants in stock

Chlorophytum comosum : fact sheet


Species name:
Chlorophytum comosum
Common names:
hen-and-chickens ,Hen-en-kuikens
Description:
Green hen-and-chicks, Sage-like Bulbous Groundcover

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 25cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Partial sun or Partial shade
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Ground cover - perennial ,Grass/Flax/Sedge ,Bulbous - Low-growing ,Ground cover - annual
Usage:
Container/ Pot Plants/Patio plants ,Rockery Plant ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Dry Fruit in capsule/pod/follicle/Seed
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves strap/grass/sedge/flax/-Ornamental ,Foliage Variegated/Spotted/Striped/Mottled above ,Leaves Simple Entire

Plant suppliers

Malmesbury
cell: 0827754806
tel: 0827754806
email: info@capescapes.org.za
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Ennis Nursery

Hartbeespoort
tel: 012-259-3833
email: venue@ennis.co.za
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Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
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Grow Wild Indigenous Nursery

Johannesburg
cell: 0828246715
tel: 0114658857
email: info@growwild.co.za
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Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
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Top Crop Nursery

Cramond
tel: 033 5691333
email: topcrop@superlawn.co.za
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Twinstreams

Mtunzini
cell: 083 630 6466, 083 643 1319
tel: 035 340 7017
email: jon@twinstreams.co.za
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