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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Nerine humilis subsp. humilis Nerine humilis var. humilis
Nerine are summer-dormant, perennial bulbs with erect leafless stems each bearing a terminal umbel of funnel-shaped flowers in autumn, and strap-shaped or linear leaves appearing after the flowers
N. humilis is a variable, perennial bulb. The flowers develop in autumn at the same time as the strap-shaped, spreading leaves. The petals are narrow, with wavy edges, in various shades of pink. There can be from one to 12 flowers on each stem, which may be 10-40cm tall
South Africa (Cape)
Toxicity May cause mild stomach upset if eaten
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in pots of loam-based potting compost, planting in spring or autumn, so the bulb tips are above the compost surface; they flower best when congested. Provide full light, water freely when in active growth, give a low nitrogen feed after flowering, then keep warm and dry when dormant in summer. See also nerine cultivation
Propagate by seed, sown with moderate heat as soon as ripe or by division after flowering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Deadhead after flowering
Pests Generally problem free
Generally disease free
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