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A picture of a Xeronema

Xeronema

Xeronema spp.

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Full Sun
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Xeronema Overview

This genus consists of robust, tufted perennials with short, creeping rootstocks grown for their flowers. They produce brilliant red flowers which are borne on one-sided racemes amongst sword-shaped leaves. They are frost tender, min 10C, and require sun or partial shade with humus-rich, well drained soil. Propagation is by seeds or division in the spring.

How to propagate Xeronema

Division

Seed or division in spring.

Seed

Other uses of Xeronema

Grown for their flowers.