A picture of a Knysna Lily

Knysna Lily

Cyrtanthus obliquus

Also known as

Umathaga, Fire lily

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

70cm

Max

20cm

30cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Knysna Lily Overview

Cyrtanthus obliquus is a very attractive evergreen species, with its large pendulous flowers and grey-green leaves. It would be a welcome addition to any water wise garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.

How to propagate Knysna Lily

Seed

Seed or offsets in spring.

Special features of Knysna Lily

Pot plant

Other uses of Knysna Lily

Medicinal