Spider Lilies Nerine Bowdenii


Do you like surprises in the flower garden? Then this spring plant the Nerine Bowdenii bulbs for a real treat in autumn. The flowers are long lasting, 3 weeks or more in the garden, or 2 weeks as a cut flower in a vase of water. At the end of the season when most plants are about to give up flowering, this plant is just beginning. Planted in the spring the bulb makes leaves 10 inches to 12 inches long and 1 inch wide in a clump.

  • Planting Location: Sun-Semi Shade
  • Planting: January-May after Frost
  • Planting Depth: 4 inch (10 cm)
  • Planting Distance: 6 inch (15 cm)
  • Flowers In: July-September
  • Flowering Height: Approx. 18 inch (45 cm)

How to Grow

Easy to Grow:

1. Select an area with full sun or semi-shade
2. Dig a hole 4 inches (10 cm) deep
3. Place the bulb in the hole, with pointed side up
4. Space bulbs 6 inches (15 cm) apart
5. Cover with soil and water thoroughly

Planting Tips:

Plant in groups of 4 or more, in well-drained soil. Bulbs will benefit from a handful of compost added to the planting holes.

Search code: TG698

Collections: Novelty, Summer Bulbs