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Hesperantha coccinea

Common names: River Lily (E); Rooirivierlelie (A); Khahlana (SS);

Native to: Southern Africa
Bulb

Hesperantha coccinea

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

HIGH WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS INSECTS

FLOWER COLOUR:

AVERAGE SIZE:

0.4m x 0.3m
FLOWERING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Hesperantha coccinea

DESCRIPTION

A water- loving, perennial bulbous plant with strappy mid-green leaves. It bears masses of bright red, pink or white star-shaped flowers in summer.

LANDSCAPING USES
A marvellous, water-loving plant that can be grown in pots submerged in a pond or at the water’s edge. It makes a good cut flower plant.
GARDEN THEMES
Tropical, Water
FOLIAGE

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