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Chlorophytum saundersiae

Chlorophytum saundersiae
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Price:  £4.50
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Family:  Asparagaceae
Main Season:  Summer
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Green
Foliage:  Deciduous
Position:  Shade
Soil Type:  Ordinary, medium loam
Height:  30cm to 45cm (12" to 18")
Peat Free?  Yes
Hardiness Guide:  RHS H3 minimum 1C to -5C
Pot Size:  9cm

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Approx. 20 in stock

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A hardy-ish spider plant! Clumps of elegant, grassy leaves and masses of starry white flowers held on arching stems in summer to 40cm. Drained, good soil in shade is best.

Chlorophytum saundersiae has proved to be one of those plants where the more you cosset it, the less happy it is!  We've found it happiest growing in a pot in a shade tunnel where it has dried out in summer and been soaked and frozen solid in winter.  Plants kept in a cosy heated polytunnel overwinter have objected!  So, I'd say if you can grow Begonia grandis outside, try this Chlorophytum in the same place.