This member of the
Amaryllidaceae family was described by John Bellenden Ker Gawler. It is found in the
Eastern Cape Providence, Southern Africa. It will grow in everything
to grit, but prefers a well drained soil, some water and lots of
sun. The bulb will grow to 20 centimetres in diameter and 60
centimetres long. The leaves grow up to 60 centimetres. The dark red
flowers appears in autumn, the leaves in winter.
This is a winter grower.