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Sprekelia formosissima , Aztec Lily, Jacobean Lily, Orchid Lily

Sprekelia formosissima

Aztec Lily, Jacobean Lily, Orchid Lily
Family: Amaryllidaceae    (Formerly:Amaryllidaceae / Liliaceae)
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Origin: Mexico
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The brilliant scarlet or crimson flowers are bilaterally symmetrical, like an orchid.





Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/sprekelia_formosissima.htm