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Drimiopsis maculata is an evergreen geophyte found on forest floors and shaded stream banks in eastern southern Africa.
Leaves are deeply lobed on slender petioles, with dark green spots and wavy margins. Flowers are in a small compact inflorescence. The buds are white and the flowers grey green.
This plant flowers between September and April.
It is very easy to grow and is one of the most popular bulb plants. Grow the bulbs in a well drained but organic rich medium (2:1 to 1:1 organic:inorganic works well) and keep it moist during the summer growing season. It does fine with year-round water.
The species is winter deciduous and can take light frost but not a hard freeze. Plant in light shade to part sun.