A picture of a Small Chasmanthe

Small Chasmanthe

Chasmanthe aethiopica

Also known as

Small Cobra Lily, Suurkanolpypie, Klein Piempiempie

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

9a-11b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

10cm

30cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Small Chasmanthe

Copyright Auriol Batten
Flowering in the veld.

Small Chasmanthe Overview

This attractive species is one of the earliest of the Cape bulbs to flower, its spikes of orange, tubular flowers providing welcome interest to the winter garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Western Cape.

How to propagate Small Chasmanthe

Division

You can propagate by division in the autumn.

Special features of Small Chasmanthe

Attracts birds

Other uses of Small Chasmanthe

Grown for their showy flowers.

Bulbs | Fynbos

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