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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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - increase by separating offsets when dormant
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
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Buy Varieties of HESPERANTHA

HESPERANTHA coccinea

HESPERANTHA coccinea  >


Commonly known as: Kaffir lily.
Light red spikes
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Fenland Daybreak'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Fenland Daybreak'  >


Commonly known as: Kaffir lily.
Highly floriferous and hardy variety with pink flowers
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Major'  AWARD

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Major'  >


Commonly known as: Kaffir lily.
Large red flowers
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £6.60 each

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Oregon Sunset'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Oregon Sunset'  >

Glowing salmon-red flowers
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Pink Princess'

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Pink Princess'  >


Commonly known as: Kaffir lily.
Light pink flowers. Fully hardy
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Sunrise'  AWARD

HESPERANTHA coccinea 'Sunrise'  >


Commonly known as: Kaffir lily.
Large salmon-pink flowers
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

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