Brunsvigia radula (Jacq.) Aiton

Amaryllis radula

Amaryllis radula (= syn.)


Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Brunsvigia

Category: Bulb

Size: To 4" tall

Description: 

Deep pink flowers on a single stem. Prostrate leaves appear after the flowers have died.

History: 

Published in Hortus Kew. (W.T. Aiton), ed. 2. 2: 230 in 1811.

Basionym Amaryllis radula Jacq. published in Pl. Rar. Hort. Schoenbr. 1: 35 t. 68 in 1797.

Native to South Africa.

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