Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to right sidebar Skip to footer


Scadoxus Multiflorus SSP. Multiflorus

Family: Amaryllidaceae

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.