Indigenous to southern and eastern Africa, this genus consists of 6
species of tuberous perennials characterized by the classic
lily-shape of their flowers. They comprise an enfolding spathe
shaped like a funnel, with a central finger-like spadix. The leaves
are glossy green and usually arrow-shaped.
Hardiness zone from 8 To 11
Plant Height From approx. 60 To 120 cm
Flowering colors: Brown, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow
Cultivation: Mostly evergreen in warm climates, this genus includes
frost-tender to marginally frost-hardy species; most are intolerant
of dry conditions. They prefer well-drained soil in full sun or
part-shade. Propagate from offsets in winter.