|The amaryllids form a large group of over sixty genera, which are found mainly in South Africa. Some also grow in South America and in the Mediterranean. |
Crinum campanulatum (left) from the Eastern Cape is an aquatic species and happy in the garden pond.
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A genus of showy South African amaryllids ranging from a few cm to 1.5m tall. Produces umbels of flowers in shades of pink and red. Flowering size plants. Prefers sun & good drainage.
Winter growing, Western Cape
mountains, late summer flowering
20 cm tall
Summer growing and flowering.
It is becoming very rare due to pressure on the land.
A stunning pot specimen. Slow to mature. 70cm tall.
Brunsvigia undulata (red)
|Cyrtanthus mackenii||Cyrtanthus elatus |
|Flowers throughout the year, with |
the main flush through winter. Shades of pink, yellow & white.
Sweetly scented, with long flower stems. Good cut flower
|This small evergreen flowers during |
mid to late summer and can be brought into flower after a dry rest. Ideal in small pots or frost free gardens. Good cut flower
|A beautiful evergreen from Natal|
A rare and beautiful species
from Natal, large bright red
Highly recommended low light, shade loving plant or ideal indoor subject. Large red flower heads in late summer persist for 4 - 6 months, filling up with bright red berries.
Flowering sized plants, shade loving, evergreen, berries borne in winter. Common name – African Paintbrush . £4.90
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