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botanical name:
Nerine sarniensis
Nerine sarniensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Guernsey Lily
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Strap like leaves and umbels of crimson red to orange-red flowers with prominent stamens, in early autumn.

cultivation:
Half-hardy, protect from frost. In cool areas, best planted in a container and moved to a frost free location in winter. Well drained soil in a sunny position.

other notes:
RHS AGM.
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