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Nerine bowdenii 'Wayne's Rose'

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Bulbous perennial
Family:
Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and Southern Africa
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
2 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Fall
Flower Color:
Rose pink
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
This robust bulbous species has shiny 1 foot, strap shaped leaves appearing in early spring. Dark pink blossoms up to 3 inches across are displayed in clusters on 1-2 foot stems, in fall. 'Wayne's Rose' is a particularly floriferous selection. Winter dormant. Sun or light shade, reasonably well drained soil, moderate watering while in leaf and flower, little or none while dormant. Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less.