Cyrtanthus flanaganii is a small bulbous perennial that reaches a height of about 200mm. The bulb is 30mm in diameter with a neck of 110mm long, its leaves are about 200x20mm large with blunt tips. The flowers are 4-7 carried in a group of inflorescence with a flattish stem. The flowers are yellow about 40-55mm long and borne between August and January, they are scented. It is hardy and frost tolerant.
Cyrtanthus flanaganii, a very floriferous bulb, is ideal for a mixed border or planting in groups in a garden bed, it attracts pollinating insects and butterflies to the garden.