Scadoxus multiflorus ssp katherinae
Scadoxus multiflorus ssp katharinae is an evergreen rhizomatous perennial, producing up to nine leaves per season whose tubular leaf bases form a pseudostem that is usually purple spotted but can be plain and almost white. The leaves are large and thin-textured with a distinct midrib and an undulating margin. The spectacular flowerhead is a huge spherical umbel consisting of up to 200 flowers, held clear of the foliage at the end of a solitary stem. It is followed by decorative berries that can remain on the plant for up to 2 months.Each plant will produce only one flowerhead in a season.
The plant is evergreen in mild climates.
Plant in a shady spot and keep it moist for best results.