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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.
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How to propagate Nerine
Propagation is by seed when fresh or divide offsets in the autumn or when the leaves die down.
Other uses of Nerine
Grown for its flowers which can be used in flower arranging. Suitable for coastal conditions.