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Haemanthus multiflorus - Blood Flower - [Summer B&B Pre-Order] - Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Haemanthus multiflorus - Blood Flower - [Summer B&B Pre-Order] - Haemanthus multiflorus or blood flower produces fantastic red spheres 6-12 inches across in late summer! Like a fiery ornamental onion.
Haemanthus multiflorus - Haemanthus multiflorus or blood flower produces fantastic red spheres 6-12 inches across in late summer! Like a fiery ornamental onion.


 
1 bulb/pack
Price: $19.99
Zone Hardiness: 10-12
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Red

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)

Availability: Pick-up or shipping in March or April.
Product Code: 3114
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Blood flower, or Haemanthus multiflorus, is a bulb with up to nine leaves per season with sheathing bases that create a pseudostem. In late summer it will produce a single spherical flower head 6-12 inches across much like an ornamental onion but bright red with bright yellow anthers. The decorative red berries can remain on the plant for up to two months. Use as a pot specimen placed in the part shade to part sun garden. Keep above five degrees Celsius in winter or as a house plant. Previously known as Scadoxus.
Details
  • Class: Semi-evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: Lowland to mountain forest, secondary forest, forest margins, savannah woodland, open grassland and very common in the shade of trees at river banks.
  • Geographical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar, Europe and Africa - Tropical Africa
  • BC Native: No


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