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PlantFiles: Mason's Nerine
Nerine masoniorum

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nerine (ne-REE-nee) (Info)
Species: masoniorum (may-son-ee-OR-um) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral tcfromky On Oct 4, 2004, tcfromky from Mercer, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Also called Miss Mason's Nerine...evergreen "Amaryllis" type flower only smaller flowers - 5/8-3/4" wide and pink in color with curled petals. Beautiful.

Neutral smiln32 On Aug 28, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Tufts of slender grass-like leaves emerge from this bulb just before the flowers bloom in the summer and fall. Most of the year the plant just looks like a little green grass with clumps growing up to about 9" tall and 12" wide. The bright pink flowers have dark stamens and wavy petals and look like miniature Amaryllis blooms.

Neutral Baa On Jun 2, 2002, Baa wrote:

Small, autumn flowering bulb from South Africa.

Has slim, grass like, mid green leaves which are often evergreen but can be herbaceous. Bears rounded unbels of slim petalled, pink flowers with wavy petal margins. Each petal has a slightly darker pink stripe down the middle.

Flowers August-October, they flower best when part of a congested clump. It will happily multiply rapidly in the right spot.

Likes a very well drained soil in full sun, it's native habitat is scree and other well drained areas.

Very nearly frost hardy and performs best in a cold greenhouse in areas which receive winter frosts.

Sow seeds in containers as soon as they are ripe at 50-60F



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