Sunday, September 20, 2009

Haemanthus albiflos

A bulb from South Africa, Haemanthus albiflos is certainly impressive. They're easy to grow and send up this dependable "bottle brush" type flower.

It's obvious from the above photo that we have it on the same table as some of our Haworthias and an Echeveria and Sedum. And what about that flower!


  1. i've never seen anything like it. what a interesting plant! beautiful leaves~
    at first the flower reminded me of an onion flower just 10 times bigger. :)

  2. It is a strikingly different plant - not hard to grow. A good reference is