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Looks like a paph, but it's a

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    Question Looks like a paph, but it's a

    I was at an estate sale earlier today and the lady was nice enough to pull a couple pieces of this "not for sale" plant out for me. It has bulbs that look like little onions and it obviously grows easily in shallow pots as they had two large round shallow planters full of these little lovlies on their front porch. I have never seen one before, but thought they looked alot like a paph. The largest leaf only stands about 6 inches tall. The icky looking tiny one has a healthy bulb attached to the larger section and I'm sure will look better in a couple days.
    Any information on this plant would be appreciated. I think they said it may be in the succulent family although the leaves aren't very thick.

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    I have no idea which plant this is.... Sorry I cannot help you! It has a beautiful pattern on the leaf though.

    But I think your toes look great on the picture!


    Stefanie

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    I look forward to seeing it bloom. How interesting.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    If noone knows, maybe i'll take it to the horticultural place up the street. They know all these types. I hadn't realised the toes got in the shot.....lol

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    I think it's a Drimiopsis maculata, native to South Africa. Grown as a house plant is hardy from zone 7b-10. Dry shady conditions. Flowers in tight white clusters on spikes. Hope this helps
    ischel

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