The bulb by Bart Wursten.
This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by
John Gilbert Baker in 1892. It is found
in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland andSouth Africa, growing in a well drained soil
like sand or grit with
some water and lots of sun. The bulb can grow to three
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to six centimetres in
flowers are from pink to red.
The species named after E.E.
Galpin (1858-1941), a botanical collector.
Some claims it is a winter