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Naked Lady Lily, Belladona Lily
Scientific Name: Amaryllis belladona L.
Synonym: Brunsvigia rosea
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Naked Lady Lily, Belladona Lily (Amaryllis  belladona)
Amaryllis belladona in Curtis Botanical
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24
USDA: 7-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South Africa (South Western Cape)

Growth Habits: Clumps of deciduous strap-like leaves from fall to spring, disappearing in late spring and summer, 18 inches tall (45 cm); large brown rounded bulb

Watering Needs: Light water, good drainage, prefers good soil, but is quite tolerant of sandy soil.

Propagation: Fresh seeds (3 to 6 years to flower), division

Cultural Practices:
Plant the bulbs in the fall or in the spring depending on how mild your winters are. They should be under 3 inches of soil. The leaves are green in winter, disappearing in summer.

Blooming Habits:
Pale pink, trumpet-shaped flowers, in small clusters, on maroon stems, 2 to 3 feet tall (60-90 cm), good as cut flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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