Crimson Flag Lily

tall stems of gladioli-like pink-red flowers in autumn

Hesperantha coccinea (was Schizostylis)
aka River lily, Kaffir lily
  • semi-evergreen perennial
  • clump forming foliage
  • narrow, bright green leaves
  • spikes of open, cup-shaped, flowers
  • shades of white, pink or red
  • blooms Autumn onwards
  • mulch in winter

H 60cm
S 30cm

full sun to part shade


Notes: Purchased May 2022 from Wetland Plants for the Marsh garden

Info: Native to South Africa