Haemanthus albiflos

A low-growing bulb with showy, white flowers.
FLOWER COLOUR:  
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.3m x 0.4m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

An evergreen, low-growing bulb with strappy, dark green leaves.  The  striking flowers are white and borne in small tufted heads.  They are followed by fleshy green berries that ripen to red.

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
The flowers attract insects and the fruit attracts birds.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Forests.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance.

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately.

GARDEN THEMES:
Forest, rockery

LANDSCAPING USES:
Excellent for adding interest to a shady rockery area. It also looks stunning when planted in a container in a shady position.
FLOWERS:
FOLIAGE:
The leaves are dark green and sometimes have white spots. They are often slightly hairy. The plant produces two new leaves each year.
FRUIT:
FULL GALLERY:
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