Scadoxus multiflorus (Martyn) Raf.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: African Blood Lily
Synonym: Amaryllis multiflora (Martyn)Tratt.
Common Name: Blood lily
Flowering & Fruiting Period: March-June
Distribution: Native of South Africa
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental garden plant
Key Characteristics: The flower head is a huge spherical umbel consisting of up to 100 flowers, held clear of the foliage at the end of a solitary stem. Each plant will produce only one flower head in a season. Blood lily is a bulbous plant with leaves on short, speckled stalks. The flower stalk bears a rounded inflorescence, 8-12 cm across. The plant may live for many years and will flower annually indoors.