Allen Dyer, 1950
||Cape Province, South Africa
||Sand - Mix
||5 (40) Centimetres
||Pink - Red
This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by
Robert Allen Dyer in 1950. It is found
in the south-eastern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some sun. The bulb can grow to six
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to five centimetres in
height - 40 centimetres with the flowers, which are pink to red.
The name Brunsvigia, in
honour of the Duke of Brunswick. The species name indicate that many
specimina growing in the same place.
This Brunsvigia is close
Brunsvigia radulosa, but it will flower in April -
mid summer, according to Cameron McMaster.