Shire Wild Bulbs and Nursery
Hyacinthaceae Galtonia

Galtonia

Galtonia is a genus of 4 species from the summer rainfall region of South Africa. They produce striking long stems full of bell shaped flowers. They enjoy a sunny position or a spot that receives afternoon shade. They require a well-drained compost rich medium and do well in both the garden and as a container plant. Water well in summer and keep dry during dormant winter months.

Name Galtonia candicans Galtonia candicans shire indigenous bulbs
Common name Common berg lily
African name  
D/E deciduous
Rainfall summer
Height 1.4m
Light requirements fs
Flowers January
Medicinal uses  

 

Name Glatonia viridiflora  
Common name Green berg lily
African name  
D/E deciduous
Rainfall summer
Height 60cm
Light requirements ss
Flowers January
Medicinal uses  
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Shade Code

FS -  full sun
SS -  semi shade
S -    shade

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