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Xiphidium caeruleum
Scientific Name: Xiphidium caeruleum Aubl.
Synonym: Xiphidium coeruleum, Xiphidium album
Family: Haemodoraceae
Xiphidium  caeruleum Frost Tolerance: Very tender, should be probably be kept inside in December and January

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Southern Mexico to South America

Growth Habits: Perennial to 2 feet tall, 3 feet in diameter (60 by 90 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant water


This Xiphidium has white flowers followed by orange fruits.
The genus name "Xiphidium" means "Gladiolus-like". The species name "caeruleum" comes from the Latine for "blue".

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