Crispy-Leaved Paintbrush Lily

Haemanthus crispus

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A splash of brilliant red in autumn comes from this beautiful Cape bulb. ZA Distribution: Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Autumn

Special features

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Amaryllidaceae

Flower colour

Red, Orange

Credits

profile iconHaemanthus crispus
by Luvo Magoswana and Anthony R. Magee, Compton Herbarium, Kirstenbosch, Marianne le Roux, National Herbarium, Pretoria, May 2013 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)