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Cyrtanthus elatus

Scarborough Lily

Plant Type:

BULBS

Cyrtanthus elatus (ex: Seneca Hill) – is the well-known Scarborough Lily, sometimes referred to as the George Lily. Relatively large red amaryllis-like flowers occur in later spring/early summer but there may be some free-flowering. It is a welcome candidate in a cool greenhouse or on a windowsill in full to part sun. This wonderful member of the Amaryllidaceae performs well in a fertile, organic soil that retains moisture; keep the Scarborough Lily drier in the winter. Potted bulbs - full burstin' pots.


Height:

8-12 In

Colors:

Red
Item Description Price  
CYRTELA Cyrtanthus elatus (2.5 inch Square Extra Deep – 9.5 fluid ounces / 280 ml.) $14.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Cyrtanthus elatus

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Summer

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Potted Plant
  • Greenhouse / Alpine House

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Soil

  • Draining
  • Fertile

Origins

  • South Africa

Propagated By

  • Offset