• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

× Amarine tubergenii Belladiva Series

van Tubergen amarine Belladiva Series

  • Other common names van Tubergen amarine Belladiva Series

  • Synonyms × Amarine 'Belladiva'

  • Family Amaryllidaceae

  • Genus x Amarine are bigeneric hybrids between Amaryllis and Nerine. They are bulbous perennials producing clusters of lily-like flowers in shades of pink, smaller than Amaryllis, and more trumpet-like than Nerine. The flowers are followed by strap-shaped leaves

  • Details Belladiva Series are bulbous perennials to 50cm tall, producing clusters of up to 10 trumpet-shaped blooms in white or shades of pink on strong, upright stems in autumn, followed by strap-shaped leaves

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Columnar/Upright

  • Toxicity Acute ingestion may cause mild stomach upset

  • Hardiness

    Hardiness ratings

    All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

    • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
    • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
    • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
    • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
    • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
    • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
    • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
    • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
    • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

    H4

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect West-facing or South-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Loam

    Loam

  • Sand

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Plant in spring in a moderately-fertile, well-drained soil, with the bulb tips just above the surface. Protect in colder areas with a deep, dry mulch over winter

Propagation Propagate by division after flowering

Suggested planting locations and garden types Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Gravel Garden

How to care

Pruning No pruning required

Pests Susceptible to slugs

Diseases Generally disease free

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