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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How to grow 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 indoor 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
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Plant life-form: Deciduous, Geophyte, Herbaceous
Plant Uses: Floristry, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Spring flowers, Winter flowers
Flower colors: Orange flower