- Latin Name
- Scadoxus Puniceus (= Haemanthus Magnificus)
- The Blood Lily is quite a magnificent flower. It grows up to 500 mm in height and has a red-brown spotted flowering stem and glossy green, wave-like leaves. The magnificent inflorescence, which is 150 mm wide, has red to red-brown bracts which encircle the massive dark orange to red coloured flowers. The flowering time is from October to November.
- Can be seen growing in shade in grassveld or in rocky areas. Grows in the Northern Province.
- The fleshy red berries are a preferred meal for birds and squirrels.