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AMARYLLIS Mixed

Commonly known as Belladonna lily



We have lots of darker shades of pink Amaryllis available, colour may vary, all darker than shown in image. (not yet flowering so no picture)

  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, narcissus bulb fly. Under glass, aphids, red spider mites
  • Place of Origin - South Africa. Introduced into UK by Francis Mason (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 - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 10cm (4in)
  • Bulb/Corm - Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - bulbous perennial. Umbels of 6 or more flowers 6-10cm (2-4in) long on stout stems. Strap-shaped, fleshy leaves 22-40cm (9-16in) long are produced after flowering
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • 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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60cm (24in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  10cm (4in)
 

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