Spidery, lily-like flowers form large umbels and bloom white to dark pink with "diamond dust" on the petals. Their petals are narrow, wavy, and elegantly recurving. They open late summer and early autumn, blooming first on naked stems, then the leaves emerge. What a welcome blast of beauty they are when our season is winding down. South African, they come from grassy, acidic marshes that experience summer rainfall—a clue to their cultural requirements.
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