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Nerine angustifolia (coll. Lady Grey)

Nerine

Plant Type:

BULBS

Nerine angustifolia (collected at Lady Grey, ex: Ellen Hornig) – 5 remaining. This one was collected at Lady Grey. The pretty array of pink flowers with lightly pie-crusted petals set atop stalks that can stretch to as high as 3 feet rising above green strap-shaped leaves which grow to approximately 12 inches tall. Colonies inhabit grassland marshes in montane areas of Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa. A large colony can be breathtaking in flower. Autumn blooming for us these enjoy summer moisture in a well-draining mix in terra cotta with winter dry during dormancy. In a greenhouse situation the foliage of Nerine angustifolia may remain evergreen. As with all the Nerines we offer summer moisture is a good thing within reason as long as bulbs are planted in a well-draining mix. Drier winter conidtion is advised. The addition of silica when planting may be helpful. We have found all of our Nerine fairly easy-going. Established pot grown bulb from offset or seed.


Height:

18-36 in

Colors:

Pink

Zone:

(7?)8 to 10
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Item Description Price  
NERANGLA Nerine angustifolia coll. Lady Grey (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $16.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Nerine angustifolia (coll. Lady Grey)

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer / Autumn

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Mostly Sunny
  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Rock Garden
  • Border
  • Conservatory
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Potted Plant
  • Collector Plant
  • Evergreen
  • Greenhouse / Alpine House
  • Cutting Garden
  • Massing

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Sandy
  • Average
  • Moist Summer / Dry Winter
  • Draining

Origins

  • South Africa

Propagated By

  • By Seed / Potted
  • Offset