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Veltheimia

Veltheimia spp.

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

10b-11b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

40cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images

Veltheimia bracteata IMG 8927s
Veltheimia bracteata
Veltheimia bracteata IMG 8926s
A photo of Veltheimia

Overview

This genus comprises two species of bulbous perennials from South Africa. Their thick, wavy leaves accompanied by spring flowers (similar to those of Kniphofia, red hot pokers) make this genus popular in temperate greenhouses or as houseplants.

Propagation

Seed

Special Features

Attractive flowers