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Sand Lily

Veltheimia capensis

Also known as

Quarobe

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Sand Lily
A photo of Sand Lily
A photo of Sand Lily
A photo of Sand Lily
A photo of 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.

Special Features

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant