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Cyrtanthus

Cyrtanthus spp.

Cyrtanthus parviflorus01 by Michael Wolf (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Cyrtanthus Overview

Genus with approximately 56 deciduous or evergreen, bulbous herbaceous perennials. Leaves are slim, linear to strap-shaped and tend to twist attractively into spirals. Brightly coloured tubular to funnel-shaped flowers are produced on upright inflorescences, they may be red, pink, orange, yellow or white and in some species these are scented.

How to propagate Cyrtanthus

Seed

Seed or offsets in spring.

Bulbs | Fynbos

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Common Agapanthus

Agapanthus praecox

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