This South African bulb is native to the Cape region, It is the most striking members of the genus, with abundant umbels of large scarlet flowers occuring from late summer to fall. It grows very well in coastal Mediterranean climates. Also the leaves are beautiful, large and dark green, arranged in two ranks, evergreen. It grows well in pots and makes...
Oh-oh! This is a truly well-done cross of two elegant and evergreeen wild South African species: One is the coral-red, freely blooming C.elatus, and the other is the more elusive C.obliquus with hanging blooms and a bold habit. All the best was inherited and now we have this good garden or pot subject.
This reddish bulb from tropical America has leaves reminiscent of a palm-tree seedling. Flowers are white and star-shaped. Itis easy to keep and reproduce as it can be grown as winter-dormant and then loves warm and humid, greenhouse conditions with well draining soil.
This bulb is a bomb! Eremurus robustus is showy in all its parts, both for its size and beauty. It produces an abundant rosette of wide dark green leaves. The inflorescence is very tall and ornamental, 2 to 3 m tall, while he bulb will soon reach the size of your head (!) It adjusts well to European climates.
This Hippeastrum has delicate crimson flowers with a yellow throat. H. blossfeldiae is native to sandy coastal areas in South Brazil, not too far from Sao Paulo. It does not stand frost but it grows in cool conditions with no need of really hot weather.
Hippeastum striatum is easy to grow and bloom, since it requires no special dormancy. Flowers are not really large but they show out very well with a rich glitering red. This form is originally from the location named Saltao, in SE Brazil.
Evergreen South American bulb. The cultivar 'Alberto Castillo', has white, larger flowers and was collected in the 1980s by Alberto Castillo, the owner of Ezeiza Botanical Garden, from an abandoned garden in Buenos Aires.
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