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Haemanthus multiflorus - Blood Flower - Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Haemanthus multiflorus - Blood Flower - Haemanthus or blood flower produces fantastic red spheres up to one foot across in late summer! Like a firey ornamental onion.
Haemanthus multiflorus - Haemanthus or blood flower produces fantastic red spheres up to one foot across in late summer! Like a firey ornamental onion.


 
15cm
Price: $14.99
Zone Hardiness: 10-12
Light: Sun, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Red

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 3114
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Blood flower 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 almost one foot 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.
Details
  • Class: Semi-evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • 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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