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NERINE bowdenii 'Pink Triumph'
Commonly known as Bowden Cornish lily
Deeper pink form
Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - deep pink
Height - 45cm (18in)
Spread - 8cm (3in)
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - robust, bulbous perennial with broad, strap-shaped leaves to 30cm (12in) long. Produces open umbels of up to 7 or more funnel-shaped flowers to 8cm (3in) across with recurved, wavy-margined tepals.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - neither lily nor Cornish, this frilly subject was named in 1904 after Athelstan Hall Cornish-Bowden (1871-1942)
Pests & Diseases - slugs and possibly mouse attack!
Place of origin - garden origin. Possibly Guernsey, Channel Islands.
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Scented Plants - Scented flowers - faintly scented.
Seasonal Interest - Autumn
Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil - dry winter mulch in frost prone areas.
Nerine - Growing Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.