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Christmas Bells

Sandersonia aurantiaca

Also known as

Ihlamvu, Chinese lantern lily

Full Sun
Advanced care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

85cm

Max

35cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Christmas Bells

Capsule and seeds
Christmas bells
Tray of seedlings
A photo of Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells Overview

Seldom seen in cultivation in southern Africa, the highly ornamental, lantern-like flowers of Sandersonia aurantiaca are universally admired, and highly prized as long-lasting cut flowers and graceful container plants. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.

How to propagate Christmas Bells

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division.

Special features of Christmas Bells

Pot plant

Other uses of Christmas Bells

Grown for its flowers. Greenhouse or conservatory.

Medicinal

Rock Garden | Area Specific

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