PlantsDrimiopsis→Giant Squill (Drimiopsis botryoides)

Botanical names:
Drimiopsis botryoides Accepted
Ledebouria botryoides Synonym
Drimiopsis kirkii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Green with darker green spots.
Fruit: Other: Small subglobose capsule containing 1 to 2 seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Showing the beautiful markings on the leaf of Drimiopsis Kirkii a

Photo gallery:

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Does anyone perhaps know what this plant is? by kotaza Mar 23, 2021 2:10 AM 8

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Thalia"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.