Shire Wild Bulbs and Nursery
Iridaceae Hesperantha


About 77 species make up the genus Hesperantha, which occur throughout Southern Africa. They are stunning garden or pot plants, with a wide range colours and sizes for both sunny and shady environments. The winter-growing.


Name Hesperantha coccinea  Hesperantha coccinea shire indigneous bulbs
Common name Scarlet river lily
African name khahlana (ss)
D/E evergreen
Rainfall summer
Height 70cm
Light requirements fs
Flowers March
Medicinal uses  
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Shade Code

FS -  full sun
SS -  semi shade
S -    shade

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