Habranthus tubispathus and H. tubispathus roseus

Habranthus tubispathus and H. tubispathus roseus

Description and Distribution:
The name is derived from Greek habros (delicate, graceful) and anthos (flower). There are about 10 species of Habranthus all originating from South America including Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uraguay.

H. tubispathus is a small species with Crocus-like golden yellow flowers flushed with copper on the outside, on 15-20cm stems and can bloom not stop for 3 months. H. roseus has coppery buds that open creamy yellow, but quickly change to pink flushed deep rose on the outside.  Very attractive.

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January 23, 2018