Brunsvigia radulosa “Red” ( Amaryllidaceae) candelabra flower (e); kandelaarblom (a); Lemathla (s). It is a bulbous plant with a bulb that gets to 60 – 100 mm in diameter, and with a short neck. The bulb is covered with hard brown tunics. There are 4 to 6 leaves , usually present at or after flowering, spreading flat on the ground, large, up to 500 x 200 mm, very thick and tough with rough surfaces and margin. The inflorescence consists of up to 75 flowers, individually stalked, on a thick, flattened and solid inflorescence stalk, forming a large umbel. The color of the flower is a deep pink/red colour. At maturity the inflorescence detaches from the peduncle and becomes an excellent dispersal mechanism as it tumbles across the ground in the wind. Date of harvest : January 2011. Locality : Bloemfontein. Sowing : Put seeds on seedling mix and press down untill halfway covered. Do not cover the seeds. Sow as fresh as possible.