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Amaryllis belladonna
Common Name: Naked Ladies Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Naked ladies or belladonna lily emerge in late summer and fall with leafless reddish purple stems 2-3 feet high topped with 6-12 fragrant, glowing pink, trumpet-shaped flowers up to 3-4 inches long and wide. Foliage is produced in fall, winter, or early spring going dormant by summer. Loves dry, hot summers. Amaryllis belladonna is a true Amaryllis, the others grown during the holiday season being Hippeastrum.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Native Habitat:
Among rocks.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Height2-4' Bloom TimeLate Summer
Spread8-12" FragranceYes
Light ExposureSun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureDrought Tolerant Dry Average Stem ColourRed
Hardiness7-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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