Cobra Lily

Chasmanthe Saturnus (Cobra Lily) is an exotic South African native bulb that blooms in mid-summer with spikes of tubular tangerine flowers that will attract hummingbirds.
Zones 2 - 10
Advantages
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Deer Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 36-40" tall
Bulb Spacing2 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid summer until frost
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Size Bag of 5
SKUHC008627

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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36-40" tall. Chasmanthe Saturnus (Cobra Lily) is an exotic South African native bulb blooms in mid-summer with spikes of tubular tangerine flowers that will attract hummingbirds. A tender bulb, it is cold hardy in zone 10, but usable over much of the country when planted into container gardens and annual beds. Plant it in full to part sun and provide Cobra Lily with a rich, moist soil. Not recommended for dry climates.
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SKU
HC008627
Common Name
Cobra Lily
Botanical Name
Chasmanthe Saturnus
Item Package Size
Bag of 5
Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Flower Color
Orange
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall, Mid - Late Fall
Bloom Time
Mid summer until frost
Height
36 inches
Mature Height
36-40" tall
Bulb Spacing
2 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
14 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 6" deep
Soil Type
Average Soil
Ideal Region
Southeast, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California
Advantages
Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Deer Resistant
Additional Information
Hardy in zone 10
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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