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Scadoxus puniceus

(Syn.: Haemanthus puniceus), Paintbrush Lily, Snake Lily
Scadoxus puniceus



Code: 90674

Price: $11.95


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Family: Amaryllidaceae

New! This is one of South Africa's most dramatic bulbous plants. It bears showy pale red brush-like dense flowers heads with bright yellow anthers, followed by bright red berries. The flower stalk may grow up to 20" in height. Plant with the neck even with, or slightly above, the soil surface in composted soil with good drainage in a cool, shady location. Leave it undisturbed for years for the best flowering. Give regular water in summer, drier when winter dormant. USDA zones 9 - 12

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Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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