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Arthropodium strictum

Genus Species: Arthropodium strictum    

Common / Product Name: Chocolate Lily

Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.2 – 0.2m x 0.20 – 0.80m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Low

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Rhizomatous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Violet colour Chocolate scent

Irrigation:   No watering required becomes dormant in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures:

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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