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Nerine bowdenii 'Stefanie' - potted

Plant type: Bulb

'Stefanie' is a very pale shell-pink form of Nerine bowdenii with narrow petals - a robust autumn-flowering bulb that in the right conditions will thrive to produce an impressive display at a time of year when colour can be lacking. This is the hardiest of all the Nerines. The deeper-pink form originates on moist mountainside slopes in South Africa in regions where the summers are moist and the winters are dry so to get the best results plant in a well-drained sunny position and give extra water during the summer. The leaves will appear from late spring and 12 to 18" flowers stems will appear in mid to late-autumn, each bearing 7 or more faintly-scented flowers with narrow, recurved petals. Rich soil at the base of a sunny wall is ideal - don't forget to add grit under the bulbs and apply a thick mulch in winter. The long, narrow bulbs should be planted with tips showing through the surface of the soil.

Nerines are of South African origin.

TAKES 1 TO 2 SEASONS TO ESTABLISH
Our price: 3.00


Detailed Information
Height 12-18" (30-45cm)
Spread 6" (15cm)
Flowering Period Sept/Oct
Trecanna Rating 8
Hardiness Fully Hardy in well drained soil with a winter mulch
Position Full Sun or part-shade
Soil Moisture retentive but well drained
Planting depth Bulb tips should show through the surface of the soil
Crocosmia Nerine bowdenii 'Stefanie' - potted

Nerine bowdenii 'Stefanie' - potted
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