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.