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There are several South African native species of this bulb, a close relative of the Crinum Lily and the Amaryllis. In Europe, this one is sometimes called Jersey Lily, since it is associated with the famous English actress. Lily Langtry, who was born in Jersey..
Nerines like plenty of sun and not much (if any) fertilizer. Remember, South African bulbs are usually used to gritty, fast-draining soils.'
|Common Name||Guernsey Lily, Jersey Lily, Spider Lily|
|Botanical Name||Nerine sarsiensis|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||18-24" tall|
|Bulb Size||14/+ cm|
|Bulb Spacing||3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.|
|Planting Depth||Plant 2-3" deep|
|Bloom Time||Late summer until frost|
|Plant Type / Life Cycle||Annual|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Well Draining|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Containers|
|Additional Information||Hardy in zones 8-10|
|Poisonous or Toxic to Animals||Minor Toxicity|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
All orders will be shipped the week of May 31st.
As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.
You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.
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Comments about American Meadows Nerine Lily Bulbs Red:
love the plant, buy both colors, great in flower arranging, unusual in Ohio
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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