Nerine (Nerine krigei) in the Cape Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Other: Some species are highly toxic if ingested
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Nerine produce fleshy seeds that are programmed to germinate immediately. Therefore seeds that are ripe (often easily detached from the flowering spike) should be sown right away into a well drained mix. Nerine seeds are best pushed gently into the surfac
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Date: 2011-07-09
By xeronema
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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 24, 2012 3:58 PM

Foliage of this plant is spirally twisted and about 1/4 inch wide. It is deciduous and summer-growing.
Blooms are large pink flowers, blooms in summer.
Requires winter chilling to bloom next season.

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