These bushy plants are either erect, spreading, or prostrate. They are fast growing, andeasily from . They are native to Cape Province.
Lampranthus aureus. This species grows 12 to 16 inches high, and has golden-yellow2 inches in diameter.
Lampranthus blandus. A very showy plant, with pink flowers, 2 inches in diameter.
Lampranthus coccineus. A larger plant with scarlet flowers.
Lampranthus spectabilis. A prostrate plant, with purple-red flowers, 2 inches in diameter.