Small Chasmanthe

Chasmanthe aethiopica

Small Cobra Lily

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Chasmanthe aethiopica
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This attractive species is one of the earliest of the Cape bulbs to flower, its spikes of orange, tubular flowers providing welcome interest to the winter garden.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Winter

Special features

Attracts birds

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Sand, Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Iridaceae

Flower colour

Orange

Credits

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by John Manning, Compton Herbarium, February 2005 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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