This member of the
Hyacinthaceae family was
given this name
by William Henry Harvey e in 1870. It is found on the Eastern
Cape, South Africa, growing in peat or well drained soil
with some water and little to some sun. The bulb will grow up to
seven centimetres in diameter, the leaves will get 45 centimetres
long. The flowers are pale yellow to dark pink.
Named after the German
patron of botany, August Ferdinand Graf von Veltheim.