Haemanthus and Scadoxus
Haemanthus and Scadoxus have striking flower heads that can resemble a shaving brush and vary in colour from red through pink to white. These South African bulbs thrive on a sunny windowsill and are trouble free to grow.
Botanical name Haemanthus and Scadoxus
Flowering time Summer to autumn
Planting time Re-pot occasionally in spring or early summer
Height and spread 20-30cm (8-1ft) by 15cm (6in)
Aspect Bright light
Hardiness Tender minimum 10ºC (50ºF)
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