Knysna Lily

Cyrtanthus obliquus

Umathaga

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Cyrtanthus obliquus flowers
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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand, Clay

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Amaryllidaceae

Flower colour

Green, Orange

Credits

profile iconCyrtanthus obliquus
by Lufuno Konanani, Kwazulu Natal National Botanical Garden, October 2009 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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