Guernsey lily


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Guernsey lily

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(Plants) See nerine
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Nerines, also known as the Guernsey Lily, are a robust perennial with bright strap shaped leaves up to 30cm long.
Despite being referred to as the Cornish or Guernsey lily they are neither a lily nor from Cornwall or Guernsey, but originate from South Africa.
Fit new bulbs Plant pink Guernsey lily (nerine) bulbs outside in a warm sunny border or pot.
Plant Guernsey lily (nerine) bulbs in a warm, sunny border or pot.
NERINES, often referred to as Guernsey Lily, are a robust perennial with bright strap-shaped leaves up to 30cms long.
Graceful silvery pink flowers crown this Guernsey Lily in September and October.
Commonly known as the Guernsey Lily, nerines are mostly plants for the cold greenhouse, but one strain, Nerine bowdenii, is much hardier, and flowers well throughout Scotland.
bowdenii, sometimes (and wrongly) called the Guernsey lily, with its pink lily-like flowers coming at that time in early autumn when it seems that the season is at an end.
THE Guernsey lily or nerine is a good choice for hot, dry beds such as those narrow borders found under windows on the south side of the house.

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