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Scadoxus

Common Name(s):
Blood lily, Paint brush, Torch lily
Cultivar(s):
King Albert, Haemanthus natalensis
Category:
Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Produces a rosette of dark green leaves after flowering; sometimes listed as Haemanthus Katherinae; may produce orange-red, globular fruits in fall

Season:
Summer
Light:
AM Sun to 25% Shade
Color:
Red
Height:
12-16 in. (30-40 cm)
Space:
One per 8-in. pot
Depth:
Cover 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Organ:
Bulb
Hardiness:
Tender II- injured below 50 degrees F (10C)
Storage:
Bring containers indoors and either grow them as plants in a lighted area or store bulbs dry in the container at 50-58 degrees F (10-14C)
Tags:
summer bulb, not hardy, red

NCCES plant id: 922

Scadoxus Scadoxus