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PlantFiles: Nerine
Nerine filifolia

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nerine (ne-REE-nee) (Info)
Species: filifolia (fil-ee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive dmj1218 On Jan 14, 2007, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

A dwarf or miniature Nerine species native to South Africa. Unlike many Nerine's, this species has narrow thread-like grassy foliage and remains nearly evergreen all year although it is primarily summer growing. It can bloom in either pink or white in early to mid-summer. Very suitable for container growing.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

North Stonington, Connecticut
Houston, Texas



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