Hesperantha coccinea 'Major' syn Schizostylis coccinea

Hesperantha coccinea (Backh. & Harv.) Goldblatt & J.C. Manning 'Major' the best red flowered form. Previously called Schizostylis coccinea, Iridaceae. African or Kaffir lily. Tuberous perennial Distribution Zimbabwe to South Africa. Schizostylis is Greek for 'divided style' - the style is in three parts coccinea means 'red'. Hesperantha is Greek for 'evening flower' as the flowers open late in the…