haemanthus coccineus
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Haemanthus coccineus x 1


An old farm favourite.

Product Description

Large strap like leaves up 10 cm wide in glaucous green colours. Paint brush type flower in reds and oranges. Offsets once established.

Purchase includes 1 x large at or near flowering size bulb.

This Haemanthus species grows well in the open paddock in full sun.

Use a well drained loamy/sandy/clay type soil with some rotting compost always available. And they do well in potting mix too.

Feeding is as per usual, a dressing of blood and bone during the growing period and bi-annual wood ash to promote blooms.

Flowers/leaves can be burnt during severe frosts.

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