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Cyrtanthus mackenii

For sale by Arid Plants

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8.5 cm potted plants, sent in there pots, currently in growth
Red and White flowering plants available

Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Cyrtanthus mackenii

Common names

Ifafa lily, Fire lily


Cyrtanthus mackenii (Ifafa lily). A species from eastern Cape Province has narrow leaves and flowering stems up to 40cm tall. The narrowly tubular flowers vary from white to yellow in colour and are about 5cm long, appearing in spring and summer. Popular and easy to grow.


In frost free areas may flower for much of the year. Plant in spring.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Cyrtanthus mackenii | West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

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West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6
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