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A picture of a Karoo Lily

Karoo Lily

Ammocharis coranica

Also known as

Koranna Lily, Sore Eye Flower, Bible Flower, Ground Lily

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Karoo Lily

Ammocharis coranica, rounded flowerheads of sweetly scented flowers.
Ammocharis coranica, trumpet shaped flowers.
Ammocharis coranica, in habitat.
Ammocharis coranica
Ammocharis coranica

Karoo Lily Overview

Ammocharis coranica lives up to its common name, sore eye flower. This striking beautiful bulb, with its umbel inflorescence, delivers spectacular flower displays after good summer rains and is one of the most attractive species in the amaryllis family.

Special features of Karoo Lily

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Karoo Lily

Other uses