Kaffir Lily (Hesperantha coccinea)

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Botanical names:
Hesperantha coccinea Accepted
Schizostylis coccinea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Pink flowered form less common.
Flower Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: stem propagules/"bulbils"
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant name by CleeMeg Nov 15, 2016 1:33 AM 2
A beautiful amaryllid type bulb flowering very late in fall in open garden by hampartsum May 20, 2016 8:34 PM 15
Freesia laxa by LindaTX8 Apr 13, 2015 6:10 PM 6
An offensive word in the db by HamiltonSquare Jan 16, 2018 7:33 PM 25
Haves and wants by Joy Jul 23, 2015 4:24 PM 6

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