Is it even a succulent?

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Is it even a succulent?

Postby Harriet » Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:28 pm

I bought a whole pot of mixed succulents just to get this little spotted plant. Anyone know what it is? Nice spotted leaves, a bulb-like base and tiny flowers on a spike. What's not to love?

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Re: Is it even a succulent?

Postby iann » Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:46 pm

Ledebouria
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Re: Is it even a succulent?

Postby CoronaCactus » Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:54 pm

If you put them in the ground, give them some room and stand back!

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Re: Is it even a succulent?

Postby Harriet » Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:56 pm

sounds good, thanks guys!
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Re: Is it even a succulent?

Postby Saxicola » Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:21 am

I don't know if it is a succulent in the sense of other things we usually call succulents here on the forum, but South African bulbs usually end up in succulent collections.

You may want to move it into a pot of its own. That plant will multiply like crazy and will start to take over your pot! This one was in a 4 inch pot (but has since been moved to a 6"). I didn't even realize how overcrowded it was getting until I took the picture.

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Re: Is it even a succulent?

Postby C And D » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:03 pm

Ledebouria socialis


Its hard to tell from the photo if it's the regular Ledebouria socialis or
Ledebouria socialis v. minor, which is smaller and has smaller dots
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