Haemanthus albiflos

Haemanthus albiflos

  • Haemanthus albiflos
  • Haemanthus albiflos
  • Haemanthus albiflos
  • Haemanthus albiflos
  • Flower name
    Haemanthus albiflos
  • Scientific name
    Haemanthus albiflos
  • AliasHaemanthus, Haemanthus albiflos, マユハケオモト, 眉刷毛万年青, White Blood lily
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October, November

What is Haemanthus albiflos

Haemanthus albiflos or wite Blood lily (scientific name: Haemanthus albiflos) is a semi-tolerant evergreen bulbous perennial herb native to South Africa in the genus Haemanthus in the family Amaryllidaceae. The leaves are thick, long, erect and semi-curved, similar to the leaves of tulips and hyacinths. In autumn, it produces long flowering threads with yellow anthers at the tip of a thick, short flower stalk. White flowers are common, but red-flowered varieties are also available.

Common name: Haemanthus albiflos, scientific name: Haemanthus albiflos, also known as White Blood lily, Origin: South Africa, Plant height: 20 cm, Flower diameter: 5 cm, Flower color: white, red, Flowering season: September to November.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Haemanthus
  • Species
    H. albiflos
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typesemi-tolerant evergreen bulbous perennial herb
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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