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  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 09 / 2015

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Found growing in basket of succulants. Grows from a small bulb. Likes indirect light. Easy to grow


  • ddsmsncom Leaf Lover says:

    laura735. I would love to have instructions for the care of this plant. My plant does look good but it never changes. I have had it for about 2 years. It almost died once when I had it in direct sunlight. I only guess when it needs water. So any info will be appreciated. My email is Thank you very much.

    September 10th, 2015 at 9:00pm

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    I want to add: To help care for your plant, if you like, you can email me. I want to give you proper information and not to harm your plant. Yours seems to look fine at the moment. Laura.

    September 10th, 2015 at 7:01pm

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    Hi ddsmsncom, I claim no expert at this genus. But I have Drimiopsis Maculata. Its leaves are more ‘hosta’ like, hence one of its common name: ‘African false hosta’. To my eyes, yours have a longer leaf and look more like some type of orchid leaf. Please remember, I am not an expert on this genus, I am always guessing from the provided photos. When yours blooms you can tell more. There is not much information on D. kirkii. I had to dig quite deep 🙂 and found some. Keep on Google it. There are some mislabeling as well. I think yours are so much prettier than mine actually. Check out the link below. Best wishes!

    September 10th, 2015 at 7:08pm

  • ddsmsncom Leaf Lover says:

    Thank you Laura735. I had no idea where to look next for this plant. I do believe it is a Drimiopsis. Giant Squill grows different than mine. I think it is more like Drimiopsis Maculata. I don’t think mine is growing the best it could because I didn’t know what it needed. Thank you again so much.

    September 10th, 2015 at 3:50pm

  • ddsmsncom Leaf Lover says:

    Thank you I am going to look this up. I will post when I see it.

    September 10th, 2015 at 3:07pm

  • laura735 Unregistered says:

    Maybe a species of Drimiopsis. This might be Giant Squill (Drimiopsis kirkii aka Drimiopsis botryoides subsp. botryoides).

    September 10th, 2015 at 12:11pm

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