Brighten up shaded areas inside and outside your home, with this evergreen perennial. This clumping plant produces wide, dark green, strappy leaves and rounded heads of deep orange flowers from mid winter to spring. Add colour to your pots in shaded areas on your courtyard or verandah. Keep your soil well drained, although keep in mind that this plant will also tolerate dryness.
|Size — 140mm|
|Growth Width — .5m|
|Growth Height — .5m|
|Flower Colour — Orange, Red|
|Light Requirements — Part Shade, Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Cultivate the soil before planting. Dig a hole that is twice as wide and deep as the container. Remove the plant from the container and place it in the hole, so that the soil level of the plant is the same as the surrounding soil. Fill the hole with soil, tamp down firmly, and water well, even if the soil is moist.
For best results, keep soil moist.
Prune out the dead leaves on this plant.