Monsoon Delight: Football Lily

Football Lily

Come monsoon and this little magnificent flower just blooms! Under the soil for rest of the year, the flower blooms the very day the rain gods are happy on mother earth! Such a wonderful way to invite monsoons!

Scientific Name : Haemanthus Multiflorus
 Family : Amaryllidaceae
 Colour : Red, Pink
 Common names : Foot ball lily, African Blood Lily,  Powder puff Lily
 Genus : Scadoxus

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