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Sand Lily

Veltheimia capensis

Also known as

Quarobe

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Sand Lily Overview

Veltheimia capensis is an autumn- and winter-flowering bulb with striking rosettes of wavy or curled, grey-blue leaves and pendent, pink-speckled flowers. It is a sought-after container plant, and its plentiful nectar attracts sunbirds.

How to propagate Sand Lily

Seed

You can propagate from seeds or offsets in the autumn.

Special features of Sand Lily

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant