Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
A very attractive evergreen South African bulbous plant. Cyrtanthus species are normally grown for their attractive flowers, however C. obliquus has the largest funnel shaped flowers in the genus as well as attractive broad grey-green slightly twisted leaves. The pendulous flowers are large, thick lobed, orange in colour and green towards the tips.
It is aptly named the Giant Cyrtanthus, for being the largest growing species in the genus.
Plant Size: Strong, 4 year old seed-grown plants are offered
Cyrtanthus is a genus in the Amaryllis family with several species from Summer and Winter rainfall areas from Southern Africa. They are mainly found in South Africa, but some species are known or extends into Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe to Kenya.