Scadoxus Multiflorus SSP. Multiflorus
Eng: Blood Lily
Perennial herb, growing from a large bulb. The plants die back every year and usually flower before the leaves fully develop. A single spherical inflorescence, containing up to 150 individual flowers, is borne on a fleshy stem.
Habitat: In grassland and woodland, in humus among boulders and on termite mounds
Source: Flora of Zimbabwe
Easily cultivated from seed. Place seed on the surface of well-drained sandy soil mixed with compost.