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Amaryllis belladonna

   (Family: Amaryllidaceae)
   
Afrikaans: Maartblom English: Belladonna lily, March lily, Naked lady  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Bulb
Height: 0.9m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Loam (gritty, moist, and retains water easily)
Biome: Fynbos
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
Pink
 
White
Flower shape
 
  Flower scent EDIT
  Narcissus scented
  Polinator
  Bees
  Flower info
  Large funnel-shaped, pale pink, white and dark pink
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf type
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Deciduous
  Erect tufts of strap-shaped leaves that are dry or absent at flowering.
 
 
 
 
Seed colour
Pink
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits are globular, papery. Seeds large and fleshy pink.
 
 
Description EDIT
Bulbous perennial to 90 cm.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Loamy soils in lowlands of the Western Cape, often in seasonal vleis.
History EDIT
Uses EDIT
Ecology EDIT
Flowers best after fire.
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References

 
  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  
 
 

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