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Nerine

Nerine spp.

Nerine bowdenii 1c by Consultaplantas (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

50cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Nerine Overview

Nerine is a genus of 26 accepted species of summer-dormant bulbous perennial flowering plants in the Amaryllidaceae family native to South Africa where they are found in rocky, arid habitats. They are widely cultivated and hybridised and are grown for their attractive, spidery, lily-like trumpet-shaped flowers that appear in the Autumn on leafless stems before the strap-like leaves appear.

Common problems with Nerine

How to propagate Nerine

Division

Propagation is by seed when fresh or divide offsets in the autumn or when the leaves die down.

Seed

Other uses of Nerine

Grown for its flowers which can be used in flower arranging. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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