Scadoxus (Scadoxus nutans) 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
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: Surface sow.
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Harvest berry when red (ripe) and drops at a touch. Remove seed(s) and clean. Relatively short seed viability period. Keep medium moist, not dry or soaking wet, while bulblet is produced. Leaves appear in a few months.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Prefers to be under-potted

Scadoxus nutans

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Location: PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-10-22Scadoxus nutans
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I can see the veins on my plant's leaves... by Melonknee Nov 23, 2018 12:30 PM 6

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