Keep flowers out of direct sunlight to prolong bloom.
This variety is called Orient Red, in southern California in spring
My first Sprekelia - photographed at night.
Roughly arranged in the shape of a cross, they were thought to resemble the emblem of the Spanish Knights of St James.
spring in southern California
Taken 27th May, I noticed the flower bud on the 25th and it was open within 2 days.
bulbs for sale in Los Angeles
Aztec Lily in my garden in Victoria, Australia, December 2006
Picture taken May 13th at Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh NC
Aztec Lily, Jacobean Lily (Sprekelia formosissima) in bloom ... (Photo courtesy of Forest and Kim Starr. Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui, Hawaii. October 24, 2007)
May 24th 2008, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
May 26th 2008, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Aztec Lily tuber.
CLOSE UP -check out the cool color at the end
Near Ansirabe Madagascar
a close-up view
Poor petals got bent by the wind.
El Charco del Ingenio Botanical Garden, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Zone 8b NW FL- first bloom: unfortunately the plant never came back the next year