Ledbouria petiolata, African Hosta
4'' pot ready for planting
Category: Tropical looking bulb
Height: 8 inches
Light: Part Sun to Part Shade
Bloom: one foot tall spikes off white clusters
Bloom Time: Spring to Early Summer
Growth Habit: Low, clumping, robust, with purple-splotched dark green heart shaped leaves.
Comments: Formerly known as Drimopsis maculata. Makes quite a show when clumps get large. Tolerant of neglect and easy to grow. Great front-of-the border or container plant. Also called Little White Soldiers for the blooms rising above the foliage.