A picture of a Red-Flowered Astroloba

Red-Flowered Astroloba

Astroloba rubriflora

Poellnitzia rubriflora by Abu Shawka (CC0)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H4-H2

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

70cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Red-Flowered Astroloba

A close up of some green Astroloba rubriflora leaves
A close up of some red tinged Astroloba rubriflora plants
Some Astroloba rubriflora plants in the wild
A Astroloba rubriflora flower amongst some grass
A close up of a Astroloba rubriflora plant

Red-Flowered Astroloba Overview

Astroloba rubriflora is a perennial succulent in the Asphodelaceae family. It produces clusters of stacked triangular leaves in rosettes and bright orange, tubular flowers. The leaves change colour depending on the strength of sun exposure, they may be different shades of green, brown or red. Originating from South Africa, this species is found growing naturally under other plants, often on slopes.

How to propagate Red-Flowered Astroloba

Seed

Cuttings

Special features of Red-Flowered Astroloba

Attractive leaves

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant