Chocolate Lily Seeds

Arthropodium strictum – Chocolate Lily Seeds x10


Add the distinctive perfume of chocolate to your garden on a hot summer’s day with this beautiful purple Australian Native.

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Chocolate Lily

Arthropodium strictum (syn. Dichopogon)

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

Athropodium strictum (syn. Dichopogon), the Chocolate Lily is a native of South Australia, Victoria New South Wales and Tasmania. Chocolate Lilies form tubers on the ends of the roots which the aboriginals used as a food source. They are frost and drought hardy.

They have mid-green, grass-like leaves 30 cm long and delicate mauve flowers with dark anthers on a slender stem. The flowers have a chocolate scent and it is worth growing a small clump of these plants for their perfume alone.

The seed of this plant requires smoke treatment to germinate, it will not germinate without it. Smoke Treatment is the simple process of sprinkling treated vermiculite over the sown seeds. The treatment is available in my store.

Offered is a packet of 10 seeds and Grownotes to assist you to cultivate this delicate native.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

AUSTRALIAN BUYERS. Payment by PayPal is preferred but Direct Deposit is welcome.

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Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.


Item specifics

Plant Habit: Flower Common Name: Chocolate Lily
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Arthropodium Type: Flowering
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: strictum Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0 °C)


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