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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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
belladonna lily Jersey lily
Amaryllis rosea Brunsvigia rosea
Brunsvigia rosea 'Minor' Coburgia belladonna
Amaryllis is a bulbous perennial with showy, funnel-shaped flowers on naked stems in autumn
A. belladonna is a bulbous perennial with erect stems, each bearing an umbel of funnel-shaped, fragrant pink flowers to 10cm in length, which open in autumn before the narrowly strap-shaped leaves appear
S Africa (W Cape)
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
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
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Plant bulbs only just below the soil surface, when dormant, in moderately fertile, light, free-draining soil; extra grit can be added to improve drainage. Will do best when baked in full sun and with shelter from harsh frosts
Propagate by seed, sowing them in containers in a cold frame when ripe or in the spring. Alternatively remove offsets in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants Gravel Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Bulbs damaged by large narcissus bulb fly. Aphids, mealybugs and glasshouse red spider mite may be a problem when grown under glass
Generally disease free
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