Hesperantha coccinea


Brilliant for Autumn colour with beautiful crimson flowers that make excellent cut flowers for flower arrangers.


Hesperantha (sometimes schizostylis) coccinea or Kaffir Lily provides brilliant autumn colour! A small cousin to the gladioli miniature.

Top tip:  Really useful as a pretty cut flower at a time when there’s not much else in the garden.

Flowers: September – November

Height: 25-35cm

Propagation: Divide plants.

Soil conditions: Best planted directly into damp soil, but can be planted into a standard plant pot with the rim at the waterline.

Planting:  Rich, consistently moist soil with plenty of organic content.