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Wachendorfia thyrsiflora

30th April 2008

A moisture loving species from South Africa. This plant has rather tatty foliage due to a shortage of water, it usually has lush pleated leaves.

2nd July 2008

Large yellow flowers in late summer. It also has the most amazing bright red roots, but they are only visible if it is grown in a pot.

21st May 2014

Although there were plenty of seedlings around the place, the string of bad winters seems to have finished them off. Time to start again because it is a fun and easy thing to have in the garden.

8th May 2019