Product 1330 From 2750


Kaffir Lily, Scarlet River Lily
Select Item No. SB272


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Iridaceae
Origin: South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland: damp areas, riverbanks.
Special Features: Colors of the flowers are breathtaking brilliant pink to red. Persistend blooming until the frost. Abundant and long lasting flowering. Forms dense clumps. Keep substrate moist. Use for low maintenance plantings. Tolerates temporary inundation by water. Erosion control. Suitable for natural landscaping. Long blooming perennial. Easy to grow. Long living perennial.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: brilliant pink to red colors
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z7 - Z9
Foliage: iris like, linear, tipped, narrow, green
Growth Habit: erect / rhizomatous / slender, narrow
Height with Flowers: 70 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Usage: suitable for cutting / water or marshplant
Portion weight: 0.08 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Sowing Time Hint: keep frost free, best in spring
Container Size(s): 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
Jelitto · Seeds of more than 3700 different species and varieties


*: excl. TAX, excl. shipping