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AMARYLLIS belladonna

Belladonna lily

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  • 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.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°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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Flowers silver pink on bare bronze stems. Highly scented.

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individually £9.50 each, 10+ £7.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Pot size: 2 Litre

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