Amaryllis belladonna, Callicore rosea, Belladonna Lily, March Lily, Naked Lady

Amaryllis belladonna, Callicore rosea

Belladonna Lily, March Lily, Naked Lady
Family: Amaryllidaceae    (Formerly:Amaryllidaceae / Liliaceae)
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Origin: South Africa
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsDeciduous plant

The large clusters of scented, trumpet-shaped pink or white flowers are carried on a long purplish-red and green stem appearing 50cm above the soil. Up to twelve flowers are produced from the flowering stem. These flowers are 10cm long and apically flare open about 8cm. The inflorescence tends to face the direction that receives the most sun.

The strap-like leaves are deciduous and are produced after flowering.

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