Evergreen bulbous perennial geophyte is what a HAEMANTHUS ALBIFLOS is, with small white flowers in dense umbels. It usually grows up to 20-30 centimeter tall when in flower by 15 centimeter wide. Haemanthus albiflos, haemanthus deformis and haemanthus pauculifolius are BEST KNOWN AS THREE EVERGREEN SPECIES. It is a very variable plant and has a hairy-leaved forms known as var. pubescens are no longer considered distinct.

This kind of plant naturally occurs in covered habitat in forest and bushveld vegetation mainly near the costs and usually on the coastal sand dunes or on rocky sea shores exposed to salt spray but also on cliff faces in river valleys where it clings in large clumps, and in shady places on high altitude inland mountain ranges. This kind of species of Haemanthus, which is only HAEMANTHUS ALBIFLOS can be found in both winter and summer rainfall regoins. Probably the pollinators, bees and butterflies visit the flowers.

This plant is originally from South Africa, southern Cape through the Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal

HAEMANTHUS ALBIFLOS (PAINT BRUSH)

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HAEMANTHUS ALBIFLOS (PAINT BRUSH)

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This plant is an ideal plant for a shady rock garden or for difficult parts of the garden receiving poor light, where they can be left to multiply for many years.

HAEMANTHUS ALBIFLOS (PAINT BRUSH)