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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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Other common names
nerine 'Zeal Giant'
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
'Zeal Giant' is a vigorous bulbous perennial with erect stems carrying umbels of deep pink flowers to 5cm across in late autumn, before the strap-shaped leaves appear
Toxicity Acute ingestion may cause mild stomach upset
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 East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Plant in early spring in a moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Protect in colder areas with a deep dry mulch over winter. 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
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Slugs may be a problem
Generally disease free
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