Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Veltheimia bracteata

Family: Asparagaceae

Common name: FOREST LILY

Native to: Eastern Cape Of South Africa


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect, rosette

Max height: 1.5 feet

Max width: 1 foot


magenta/purple, pink, secondary color present, violet




Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular