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Red Star

Rhodohypoxis baurii

Also known as

Rose Lily Grass, Red star

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Red Star Overview

Rhodohypoxis baurii is a diminutive, enchanting plant, forming colourful carpets of white, pink and red in rocky places in the Drakensberg area. It makes a jewel-like pot plant which deserves to be grown as widely in South Africa as it is in Europe.

Common problems with Red Star

How to propagate Red Star

Seed

Propagation is from seeds in spring.

Division

Division in autumn.

Special features of Red Star

Pot plant

Wet sites

Other uses of Red Star

Walls, rock garden