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Veltheimia

Veltheimia spp.

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H2-H1c

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

40cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Veltheimia flowers
Veltheimia flowers
Veltheimia flowers
A photo of Veltheimia
A photo of Veltheimia

Veltheimia Overview

This genus comprises two species of bulbous perennials from South Africa. Their thick, wavy leaves accompanied by spring flowers (similar to those of Kniphofia, red hot pokers) make this genus popular in temperate greenhouses or as houseplants.

How to propagate Veltheimia

Seed

Special features of Veltheimia

Attractive flowers