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Either of two South African plants with straplike leaves and stems bearing a number of red, pink, or orange flowers.See also clivia
- ‘These eye-catching kaffir lilies provide vertical interest and a late splash of colour when many summer flowers are coming to a close.’
- ‘I've two long patches of kaffir lilies consisting of three varieties.’
- ‘Try N. bowdenii, which produces clusters of pretty pink flowers, or the Schizostylis (Kaffir lily), an elegant South African plant with clumps of narrow, sword-shaped leaves and dainty flowers which are good for cutting.’
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