Haemanthus katharinae also known as Haemanthus multifloris Katharinae or Blood Lily.
A tender South African plant that is closely related to the Amaryllis. Bright Green, broad leaves with a wavy edge 12 to 15 in long .Sturdy succulent stem 2 ft. tall, topped by a large, round cluster of Salmon Red Flowers with protruding, showy red stamens.
Plant one bulb in an 8 to 10 in pot in a rich potting soil, set the bulb with the tip at the soil surface, water sparingly, Keep at 70 degrees. When leaves appear 6 to 10 weeks later move outdoors [in frostless areas] to a sheltered, lightly shaded spot. Water thoroughly, feed monthly with a complete fertilizer. After bloom, gradually reduce watering, dry out the plant in a cool protected place… Do not repot, they like to be crowded.
We are offering a well-established bulb 6 to 7 years old the diameter of which will be between 1 to 1 ½ inches.