Fire Lily
Cyrtanthus
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 7 days
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Family Amaryllidaceae
Other scientific names Anoiganthus, Vallota

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • black
  • coral
  • cream
  • orange
  • pale pink
  • pink
  • red
  • white
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green