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Flowers silver pink on bare bronze stems. Highly scented.
Buy AMARYLLIS belladonna
- Pests & Diseases - slugs, narcissus bulb fly. Under glass, aphids, red spider mites.
- Place of Origin - South Africa. Introduced into UK by Francis Masson (Kew) c.1774.
- Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
- Height - in metres - 60cm (24in)
- Spread - in metres - 10cm (4in)
- Bulb/Corm - Bulb/Corm or rhizomatus perennial - bulbous perennial. Umbels of 6 or more flowers 6-10cm (2-4in) long on stout purple or purple-green stems. Strap-shaped fleshy leaves 22-40cm (9-16in) long are produced after flowering.
- Against a wall
- Full Sun
- Scented flowers
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
Harmful if eaten
- These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
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