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botanical name:
Hesperantha coccinea 'November Cheer'
Hesperantha coccinea 'November Cheer' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Kaffir lily
synonyms:  Schizostylis coccinea 'November Cheer'
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.50m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Clump forming, rhizomatous perennial with narrow, erect, keeled leaves. Open cup-shaped,clear pink flowers on tall slender stems in autumn.

Moist, well drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun or light shade. Will flower well into winter if kept frost free, under glass.

By division in spring.

Autumn colour for borders. Good cut flower.

other notes:
Sport of Schizostylis coccinea 'Major' raised by Blooms of Bressingham.
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