Veltheimia bracteata 'Yellow Form'

Yellow Form Forest Lily

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Description

This lemon-yellow form of the species Veltheimia bracteata flowers in midwinter, surrounded by light green foliage. Yellow Form forest lily (Veltheimia bracteata 'Yellow Form') is favorite nectar source of sunbirds in Africa and hummingbirds in USDA Zones 9 and warmer in North America. The plant adapts easily to growing indoors in the Chicago area if planted in well-drained soils and given the brightest possible midwinter sunlight.

Soil
Dry
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
January - February, March - April, May - June, September - October, November - December
Bloom Color
Yellow
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds
Plant Type
Bulb
Hardiness Zone
9 - 10