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Schizostylis coccinea var. alba

Kaffir lily

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to November
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Schizostylis coccinea var. alba (Kaffir lily). This is a clump-forming species. The leaves are sword-shaped and green.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

S. Africa

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, borders, flower arranging

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilFertile, Sandy
  • Soil pH8.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost hardy, and prefer full sun with fertile, moist soil.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed, or by dividing clumps in spring.

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