Cape Flower (Nerine laticoma) in the Cape Lilies Database

Botanical names:
Nerine laticoma Accepted
Nerine duparquetiana Synonym

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
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
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
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Photo courtesy of Telos Rare Bulbs

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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 24, 2012 3:59 PM

Foliage is flat with a prostrate leaf. The plant is deciduous, summer growing.
Blooms are large and are pink or white in color.
Requires winter chilling to bloom the next season.

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