SCHIZOSTYLIS coccinea

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SCHIZOSTYLIS coccinea

Kaffir Lily, Scarlet River Lily
(HESPERANTHA)
Select Item No. SB272

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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: upright, erect / rhizomatous / slender, narrow
Height with Flowers: 70 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting / water or marshplant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.86957 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1150
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):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: keep frost free, best in spring
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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