15 (20)cm, very variable in size, yellow-orange flowers with dark striped petals. Rose-colored forms from Romulea obscura ssp. obscura are sometimes mistaken for Romulea rosea. For any well drained soil in a sunny spot. Requires some winter protection (mulch layer), better for pots under almost frostfree conditions in a wintergarden to enjoy its flowers in spring. III-IV.