Veltheimia Bracteata * Forest Lily * Amazing Pink Perennial VERY RARE 5 Seeds *
Veltheimia bracteata (Forest Lily) - A South African semi-deciduous bulb that produces a dozen or so glossy green leaves that are 1 foot to 18 inches long and 3 inches wide with wavy margins. In late winter and early spring appear the pale rose-pink tubular flowers, upright and green tipped in bud and dangling downward when open, on 1-2 foot tall fleshy stalks, somewhat similar to those of red hot poker plants (Kniphofia). Flowers are followed by large 3-winged papery capsules that are unusually attractive in their own right. Grow in light shade, water regularly. A great plant for the shade garden , It comes from a wide area of the Cape area and in Namaqualand where it grows on rocky slopes.
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