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Cyrtanthus parviflorus

Fire lily

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to October
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Cyrtanthus parviflorus (Fire lily). This species is a deciduous perennial with lance-shaped bright green leaves. In the spring to the summer narrow tubular red flowers will bloom.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Semi-evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Africa South Africa

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Humus-rich
  • 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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