HESPERANTHA

Commonly known as Kaffir Lily

(Schizostylis)

Hesperantha, the new Schizostylis. S. coccinea, which is also a semi-aquatic plant, is now included in this genus.

Genus of 82 species of cormous perennials growing in rock and sandy areas from South Africa to Ethiopia.

Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Linear to lance-shaped, grass-like foliage
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Cormous perennial
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
    Protect with a dry winter mulch in frost-prone areas
  • Full sun

Buy Varieties of HESPERANTHA

HESPERANTHA coccinea

HESPERANTHA coccinea

Kaffir lily

light red spikes

 
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HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Fenland Daybreak'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Fenland Daybreak'

Kaffir lily

highly floriferous and hardy variety with pink flowers

 
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HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Major'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Major'

Kaffir lily

large red flowers

 
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HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Oregon Sunset'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Oregon Sunset'

Kaffir lily

glowing salmon-red flowers

 
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HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Pink Princess'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Pink Princess'

Kaffir lily

light pink flowers. Fully hardy

 
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HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Sunrise'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Sunrise'

Kaffir lily

large salmon-pink flowers

 
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