Hypoxis hemerocallidea – Plant


Indigenous to South Africa, organically grown, and locally sourced from ethical growers committed to sustainable, Nature-friendly cultivation.

Common names: African potato (English).

Botanical name: Hypoxis hemerocallidea

Potted into 100% recycled plastic nursery pot or bag.

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Care Summary

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Plant Summary

Hypoxis hemerocallidea, known as African potato or star lily, is a well known medicinal plant. This hardy, bulbous perennial has strappy, hairy leaves arranged in triangles. From early spring into summer, it bears bright yellow, star-shaped flowers that bloom sequentially. Traditionally used to treat HIV, cancer, urinary infections, tuberculosis, and arthritis, Hypoxis hemerocallidea contains compounds that stimulate immunity. In gardens, this tough, drought-tolerant plant works well in beds, borders, and containers, providing cheerful color and unique foliage.


Our range of indigenous, organically-grown plants are intended as part of an integrated approach to wellbeing. Information provided is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any medical condition, nor replace prescribed medication. If on medication, pregnant, lactating, or undergoing surgery please consult your healthcare professional before using plants as food or medicine.