Veltheimia capensis

perennialfan273(zone 5)September 5, 2011

Being an enabler again. Even though it's not hardy here, I just had to share this with you all. Worth growing as a houseplant in my opinion.

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harleylady(PNW/USDA 8b/Sunset 6)

I just came back from South Africa and I saw this plant growing and in bloom at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and other places and it is just stunning in person. Flower structure is similar to a Kniphofia and a lovely shade of pink with remarkable wavy-edged foliage, total eye-candy.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2011 at 1:13AM
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