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Schizostylis now called Hesperantha

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By Siris


Schizostylis now called Hesperantha (Schizostylis coccinea (Kaffir Lily)  Hesperantha)

A late autumn plant from South Africa with deep pink flowers, also have a pale pink (and a deep red, where?)



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Didn't know the name on this had changed!! thanks for that,think this is the colour I have,thought I'd lost them all last year but this year they're back :-)

23 Oct, 2014

 

A good deep pink.

24 Oct, 2014

 

So they are perennial then?
Very pretty colour and shape.
I should get one if they're perennial :-)
Gone to my favourites!

24 Oct, 2014

 

Yes, they are perennial, book says prefers moist, not water logged soil. Forms a clump from a creeping rhizomatous? root.

25 Oct, 2014

 

ive seen these growing wild.

25 Oct, 2014

 

Really? Marybells?
I wonder where about it was?

Siris, thanks for your info!
Keep this photo in my "favourites".

25 Oct, 2014

 

yes really, i know :-) somewhere near me :-) down some-kind of a ditch!

25 Oct, 2014

 

Wow! Maybe I should go to Cambs and dig some up! (joking)

26 Oct, 2014

 

got there first, ;-) joking too :-D

26 Oct, 2014

 

LOL MARYBELLS !!!

26 Oct, 2014



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