Genus Species: Arthropodium strictum
Common / Product Name: Chocolate Lily
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
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.
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.