Veltheimia bracteata has decorative, shiny, broad green leaves with salmon pink and white drooping tubular flowers on a tall stem. Can be grown indoors in the conservatory or in a greenhouse. bracteata will produce a dense spike with long tubular flowers and shiny dark green leaves. Treat the bulbs as you would do an hippeastrum but cover with soil up to the neck of the bulb,
AGM = Awarded a Garden merit by the RHS for its all round consistent performance.
Plant in bulb compost when growing indoors. Will survive in the pot over winter in well drained soils and if a layer of mulch is applied over winter.
Flowering Height: 35-40cm
Flowering Period: March-April
Aspect: Indoors, conservatory or Greenhouse
Soil type: Indoor bulb compost
New season top quality bulbs supplied from September onwards.