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Schizostylis coccinea

Common Name(s):
Kaffir lily
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

In the wild Kaffir lily is found in wet areas and beside streams, thus it will tolerate poorly drained soils; makes an excellent, unusual, long lasting cut flower; in the perennial border Kaffir lily adds an exciting touch in October, and looks good combined with yellow goldenrods and blue asters

Season:
Early fall
Height:
24-36 in.
Flower Color:
Scarlet, pink, salmon, white
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 6-9
Propagation:
Division in spring, seed
Exposure:
Full sun
Soil:
Permanently moist soil
Regions:
Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
South Africa

NCCES plant id: 779

Schizostylis coccinea Schizostylis coccinea