Nerine 'Alba'

Nerine 'Alba'

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Nerine bowdenii 'Alba'
SKU 27456-PK-2
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Bulb Pack Size
Pack of 2
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Key Characteristics
Zone

8 - 10

Mature Height

17 IN

Mature Width

11 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Nerine 'Alba'

Nerines are South African bulbs, widely planted in warmer regions for their late display of rich flowers. They work well in a mixed herbaceous border and make an excellent cut flower. They bear striking sprays of lily-like flowers with recurved petals on erect leafless stems. Strap-shaped foliage develops in spring and grows into clumps over time.

Most nerines are tender greenhouse bulbs, but Nerine bowdenii is the nearest to being hardy, and is well worth planting outdoors in a warm sunny border backed by the shelter of a wall. Nerine bowdenii 'Alba' bears crisp, pure-white, star-shaped blooms on sturdy stems. It makes a fantastic addition to the late summer border and makes an excellent cut flower.

For best results grow Nerine bowdenii 'Alba' in well-drained soil in full sun, ideally sheltered by a south-or west-facing wall. Divide congested clumps in spring.

Wherever you plant it, it will reward you with unique blooms for your landscape.

Product Details

Item Form Bulb
Bulb Pack Size Pack of 2
Genus Nerine
Species bowdenii
Variety 'Alba'
Product Classification Perennials
Habit Compact
USDA Zone Low 8
USDA Zone High 10
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Blue, Purple, White
Bloom Season Start Late Summer
Bloom Season End Mid Fall
Foliage Color Light Green, Medium Green
Resistance Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Special Features Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Fragrance, Hummingbird Lovers, Long Bloomers
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Ornamental, Outdoor
Zone 8, 9, 10
State Shipping Restrictions GU, PR, VI
Shipping Method Restrictions none
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