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Cyrtanthus fergusoniae

   (Family: Amaryllidaceae)
   
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Plant Type: EDIT  Bulb
Height: 0.2m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Red
Flower shape
 
  Flower info
  Bears 4-8 tubular and 2-lipped bright red flowers.
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Deciduous
  Leaves are slender and strap-shaped. They are often dry at flowering.
 
 
 
 
Seed colour
Black
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits ellipsoid with flattened, black seeds.
 
 
Description EDIT
Bulbous perennial to 20cm with the leaves often dry at flowering; bears 4-8 tubular and 2-lipped bright red flowers.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Shale or sand on sandstone or limestone ridges along the south coast.
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