Channel-Leaved Haemanthus

Haemanthus canaliculatus

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Haemanthus canaliculatus
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In late summer or early autumn, after fires have swept through some of the swampy areas near the sea in the Hangklip area, you may be lucky enough to see the red paintbrushes of Haemanthus canaliculatus glowing brightly amongst the blackened remains of the vegetation. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.
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Planning

Difficulty

Advanced

Flowering time

Autumn

Special features

Attracts bees

Wet sites

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Amaryllidaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Red

Credits

profile iconHaemanthus canaliculatus
by Jane Forrester, Harold Porter National Botanical Garden, November 2011 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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