Scadoxus (Scadoxus cinnabarinus) in the Blood Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: Surface sow.
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Collect seeds when they have turned red and and fall off the plant or fall when touched. Then remove the fleshy coating from the seeds. The period of viability is fairly short. seed. Plant the seeds on the surface of a a moist potting medium. The seeds wi
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Prefers to be under-potted

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