Haemanthus coccineus BULB large. (Amaryllidaceae). March flower(e), Bloedblom(a). A bulb that produces 2 tongue like leaves after flowering.The leaves are often more-or-less barred with red or dark green on the underside. They may be prostrate, re-curved or stand sub-erect. The plant flowers in late summer and produces a beautiful red paintbrush.