Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Schizostylis coccinea
Schizostylis coccinea

Click to Enlarge

Zones 5-9, 14-29, 31, H1, H2
Full SunPartial Sun
Full, Partial
Ample WaterRegular Water
Ample, Moderate

Schizostylis coccinea

Crimson Flag
Bulbs and bulblike plants, Evergreen, Perennials

South African native. Like gladiolus, plants of this species has upright, swordlike leaves and a spike of closely set flowers, but the blossoms themselves—star shaped, brightly colored, 2 in. wide—recall another relative, watsonia. Flowers are carried on slender, 1/2 —2-ft.-tall stems.

You Might Also Like...


From South Africa.Woody-based perennials that die to the ground in cold climates, remain shrubby in mi...

Musa basjoo

From Japan. Possibly the hardiest of the banana clan. To 15 ft. tall, with narrow green leaves about 8...

Phygelius x rectus

Hybrids between the P. aequalis and P. capensis. Grow 2-4 ft. high and wide. Mostly ...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More