Cape tulip

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Noun1.Cape tulip - spectacular plant having large prostrate leaves barred in reddish-purple and flowers with a clump of long yellow stamens in a coral-red cup of fleshy bracts; South Africa
genus Haemanthus, Haemanthus - genus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies
blood lily - any of various deciduous or evergreen herbs of the genus Haemanthus; South Africa and Namibia
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The Cape tulip, a colorful African bulb for dry spots
A little-known bulb from South Africa, the Cape tulip (Homeria) adapts beautifully to areas in northern California with mild winters and dry summers.
A few nurseries and garden centers carry Cape tulip. If you can't find it, order by mail from Anthony J.