Botanical name

Cyrtanthus carneus

Family

Amaryllidaceae

Status

Vulnerable

Cyrtanthus carneus
Cyrtanthus carneus

Description

Robust plants to 75cm high. Bulbs often in clumps. Leaves up to 10 - usually green at flowering - suberect - strap-shaped - 2-6cm wide - twisted - leathery. Flowers 15-25 - red or pink - nodding - 5-7cm long - tubular - slightly spreading narrow tepals.

Habitat

Coastal sand and gravel

Flower Date

December to February