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Habranthus robustus

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Bulbous perennial
Family:
Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Geographic Origin:
South America
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
6-10 inches
Landscape/Garden Uses:
flower gardens
Flowering Season:
Nonseasonal
Flower Color:
Rose pink
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15-20 degrees F.
This is a more or less evergreen, clumping bulbous perennial, with narrowly strap shaped, shiny 6-8 inch leaves. It blooms sporadically from spring to fall, carrying 4 inch trumpet shaped rose pink flowers on short individual stems. Easily grown, in sun or light shade and reasonably well drained soil, given either moderate watering or periodic drought. An excellent container or rock garden subject. Apparently hardy to 18 degrees F. or less.