Scientific nameVeltheimia capensis is one of two species of flowering plants belonging to the genus Veltheimia, of the family Asparagaceae. It is a tender bulbous perennial reaching a height of 46 cm (18 in), with flowers varying in color from white with red spots to pink with green or red markings.
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This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
This nectar-rich species attracts sunbirds and sugarbirds