Herb latin name: Cyrtanthus breviflorus
Synonyms: Anoiganthus breviflorus
Family: Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis Family)
Edible parts of Cyrtanthus breviflorus:A food plant. No more details are given.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Small streams, wet grassland or marshy slopes, to 3000 metres .
Propagation of Cyrtanthus breviflorus:Seed - best sown in a greenhouse as soon as it is ripe, otherwise in spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division of offsets after flowering.
Cultivation of the herb:Small streams, wet grassland or marshy slopes, to 3000 metres .
Medicinal use of Cyrtanthus breviflorus:None known
Known hazards of Cyrtanthus breviflorus:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.