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botanical name:
Nerine bowdenii
Nerine bowdenii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spider lily
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.50m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
description:
Strap like leaves and pink flowers with long curving petals giving its spider-like appearance.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in a sunny position. Leave bulbs undisturbed to gradually form clumps. This is the hardiest of the Nerine species.

other notes:
Native to highland areas of eastern South Africa.
RHS AGM.

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