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Haemanthus albiflos - White Paintbrush

South African bulb with exotic paintbrush inflorescences. It thrives in mediterranean conditions, slow but steady. It is used in traditional medicine to treat chronic coughs and also has antiviral activity.

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South African evergreen bulb with exotic foliage and white bottlebrush inflorescences. It is widespread in South Africa and it is found in different coditions. Haemathus albiflos thrives in mediterranean conditions, slow but steady. Plants like to become pot bound and mature bulbs flower reliably every year. It enjoys shade or mild morning or winter sun- It does well as a house plant, watered sparingly all-year long, much like sansevierias.

Haemathus albiflos is used in traditional medicine to treat chronic coughs. It is also active against viral infections as shown in this Study of antiviral action of total alkaloids from Haemanthus albiflos.

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Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Africa
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 40cm-50cm
Botanical family Amaryllidaceae
Light Medium
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 10 ºC
Plant type Herbaceous
Color White
Care Pot
Shape Bulbs
All orders arriving after 2nd July will be shipped in September. This is due to the high temperatures in the month of August and possible delays caused by general holidays and reduced opening hours by the customs service, carriers, etc.