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Scadoxus multiflorus /African Blood Lily

Scadoxus multiflorus  / Scadoxus multiflorus
Cluster of striking red flowers on container grown plant
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Cluster of striking red flowers on container grown plant

Flowering plant in ground bed

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Scientific Name: Scadoxus multiflorus
Common Name: African Blood Lily
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: The prominent pinkish-red flowers are in the form of round umbels that consist of over 200 small flowers atop a slender stalk. Scarlet colored berries can be quite prominent in the fall. The basal tubular foliage can also be a interesting feature of this perennial