Family LiliaceaeA bulbuous plant with stems up to 2m high and purplish-brown towards the base and usually rough and hairy.
The leaves are narrow, dark green and shiny. Narrow funnel-shaped, fragrant white flowers flushed with reddish-purple outside and white inside develop from January to March.
It is an invasive plant and not endemic to SA originating in Taiwan.
It is cultivated in other countries for scent making.
Info: Flowers of South Africa (Braam van Wyk)