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Cyrtanthus breviflorus

Fire lily

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to October
  • Height0.1m to 0.25m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow white
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Cyrtanthus breviflorus (Fire lily). A semi-deciduous perennial bulb from South Africa.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Bulb, Fragrant

Origin

South Africa

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilLight
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Seed or offsets in spring.

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