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A picture of a Karoo Lily

Karoo Lily

Ammocharis coranica

Also known as

Koranna Lily, Sore Eye Flower, Bible Flower, Ground Lily, Isidiya, Icukudo, Incotho

Full Sun
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Karoo Lily

Ammocharis coranica, rounded flowerheads of sweetly scented flowers.
Ammocharis coranica, trumpet shaped flowers.
Ammocharis coranica, in habitat.
Ammocharis coranica
Ammocharis coranica

Karoo Lily Overview

Ammocharis coranica lives up to its common name, sore eye flower. This striking beautiful bulb, with its umbel inflorescence, delivers spectacular flower displays after good summer rains and is one of the most attractive species in the amaryllis family. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Karoo Lily

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Karoo Lily

Other uses

Medicinal