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Scadoxus multiflorus Fireball lily


Late Summer

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The Fireball lily is an evergreen bulbous or rhizomatous perennial, producing up to about nine leaves per season whose tubular leaf bases form a pseudostem, a false stem formed by the sheathing leaf bases which overlap closely. The pseudostem is sturdy and fleshy with a diameter of up to 60 mm. It has an unusual growth pattern. Click on "See more about this plant" below this text. The flowers are large up to 9 inches(20cm) and pink to red.

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