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Christmas Bells

No longer available this season.
This deer-resistant plant has whimsical, lantern-shaped blooms. Christmas Bells bloom a beautiful orange color, offsetting the deep green foliage wonderfully.
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Botanical Name
Sandersonia aurantiaca
Deer Resistant
Growing Zones
Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Well Draining, Average
Mature Height
20-30" tall
Bulb Spacing
4-6" apart
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


This summer-blooming plant is a unique addition to the garden with deep green foliage and beautiful, lantern-shaped blooms. A native to South Africa, Christmas Bells gets its name because they are often in bloom in the wild around December 25th.