Karoo Lily

Ammocharis coranica

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

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Ammocharis coranica
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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

Special features

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Amaryllidaceae

Flower colour

Pink

Credits

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by Ricardo Riddles, Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, November 2017 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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