, also known as the Guernsey Lily, are a robust perennial with bright strap shaped leaves up to 30cm long.
are beautiful cousins of the popular house-plant amaryllis, producing vivid pink blooms with a faint musky scent in early autumn.
WHENEVER I am asked what my favourite plant or flower is, I always struggle.
need plenty of heat in early summer while they are dormant.
Lorraine Mitchell, Herts: Nerines
are lovely but you're a bit late.
The petals shimmer - all nerines
have this quality.
are some of the most showstopping flowers we can grow to grace the autumn garden, wearing fluorescent pinks and incandescent corals in showy silks and sexy satins.
1 Plant autumn-flowering bulbs such as amaryllis, nerines
, colchicums and autumn crocuses.
PLANT autumn-flowering bulbs such as Crocus speciosus and nerines
, often known as Guernsey lilies, are sought after by florists, for bridalwork.
like sun and shelter, so are ideally placed against a sunny wall.
are highly decorative, summer and fall-flowering bulbs from the Narcissus family.