Scientific nameHaemanthus coccineus is widespread throughout the winter rainfall region in Southern Africa - from the southern parts of Namibia, to South Africa in the Cape Peninsula, to the Keiskamma River in the Eastern Cape.
This table below shows how many plants we are trying to obtain for this species.
We are in need of this species! Can you help? Maybe you have this species at home, or perhaps you can collect seeds or cuttings (if applicable) from friends or from a public space. If so, why don't you help establish this species in areas where it is much needed!
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
It provides medicinal value
This nectar-rich species attracts sunbirds and sugarbirds
Haemanthus coccineus is indigenous to: Cape Flats Dune Strandveld