A native of South Africa where it prefers light to medium, well-drained soils in an open, sunny position. It dislikes frost and drought.
A perennial, evergreen plant growing to a height of 3 metres with a spread of 1.5 metres; the stem is erect and flowering; the leaves are long, linear and greenish arranged in a basal rosette; the flowers are coral red and yellow, occurring in a dense, erect, terminal spike, 50 cm long.
Offered is a packet of 20 seeds of the Dutch hybrid ‘Royal castle’ and Grownotes to assist you to cultivate this hardy, succulent plant.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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