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Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.
Commonly known as Fire lily
Looking like a bulbous plant, the strappy leaves grow from a mass of thick roots or rhizomes.
Genus of 5 species of evergreen perennials from low-lying woodland, often by streams, in South Africa.
Evergreen - perennial with bulbous base and narrow, strap-like dark-green leaves. Flowers are robust, trumpet-shaped and carried in bunches on stout stems.
Partial shade - under glass and outside.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - mealybugs.
Place of origin - South Africa.
Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loam based potting compost for greenhouse - restrict roots to encourage flowering.
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - and humus-rich if growing outside.