The plant is low maintenance and grows best in a loamy soil.
Cone-shaped flowers grow on spikes in groupings of 2 to 8 buds at approximately the same height as the surrounding leaves.
The African lily blooms in summer months and prefers sunny to partially shaded growing areas.
Coloring of the outside petals is pale violet to lilac with a deep plum disc center where seeds form.
The plant is dwarf in size and has thick, shiny leaves and produces aurum-yellow flowers.
It should be planted in locations with full sun and requires moderate watering.