Meaning of Kaffir lily in English:

Kaffir lily


  • Either of two South African plants with straplike leaves and stems bearing a number of red, pink, or orange flowers.

    a plant with star-shaped flowers (Schizostylis coccinea, family Iridaceae).
    another term for

    ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’