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Cyrtanthus elatus

This very beautiful bulb is found mainly in the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains. It bears bright green slender, strap-shaped leaves. The brilliant funnel-shaped flowers are 120mm long and 80mm across.

The word “cyrtanthus” refers to the Greek word meaning “curved flower”.

Family Name:
Common Name:
George lily
Plant Height:
Up to 60cm
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
November, December, January, February, March