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nerine

(nəˈriːnɪ)
n
(Plants) any plant of the bulbous S African genus Nerine, related to the amaryllis; several species are grown as garden or pot plants for their beautiful pink, orange, red, or white flowers. N. sarniensis is the pink-flowered Guernsey lily: family Amaryllidaceae
[Latin, from Greek nērēis a sea nymph]
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Nerines, also known as the Guernsey Lily, are a robust perennial with bright strap shaped leaves up to 30cm long.
NERINES are beautiful cousins of the popular house-plant amaryllis, producing vivid pink blooms with a faint musky scent in early autumn.
NOBLE NERINES WHENEVER I am asked what my favourite plant or flower is, I always struggle.
Nerines need plenty of heat in early summer while they are dormant.
Lorraine Mitchell, Herts: Nerines are lovely but you're a bit late.
Nerine bowdenii Nerines 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.
Nerines, often known as Guernsey lilies, are sought after by florists, for bridalwork.
Nerines like sun and shelter, so are ideally placed against a sunny wall.
Nerines are highly decorative, summer and fall-flowering bulbs from the Narcissus family.