Chasmanthe aethiopica growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Chasmanthe also known as Cobra Lily, Chasmanthe aethiopica perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant and as cut flower, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green in sward shape
Chasmanthe aethiopica flower
Flower color orange in tubular shape and the flowers grow on stalk and start to bloom from bottom to the top.
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Requirements for Chasmanthe aethiopica growing and care:
Well drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Bulbs / Seed
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
Spider mites, rust, thrips
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
When the leaves dies cut in the base of the plant
Size of the plant:
40-150 cm, 16-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
End of the winter to spring
General information about the flower:
Tubular orange flowers that grow on stalk and start to bloom from bottom to the top