Family: Liliaceae

Flower color: orange

Flowering period: July-August

Average plant height: 24 inches

Planting depth to base of bulbs: 3 – 4 inches

Spacing between bulbs: 4 – 6 inches

Type of bulb: tuber

Light requirements: sunny

Landscape uses: border, with support also in beds, perennial garden and containers.

The flowers of Sandersonia are orange bells. The plant is a climber and needs support to grow. Its common name (Christmas bells) is derived from the shape of its flowers that appear at Christmas time in South Africa.