Xeronema callistemon
POOR KNIGHTS LILY
Xeronemataceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Pruning: Remove spent flowers & leaves as they form.

 
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Xeronema callistemon
POOR KNIGHTS LILY
Xeronemataceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: red

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: fan leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, contemporary, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: pot, mass planting, accents, border, poolside

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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