Nerine Lily

Guernsey Lily, Jersey Lily, Spider Lily

  • Pink Nerine Lily, Nerine bowdenii, Guernsey Lily, Jersey Lily, Spider Lily
  • Nerine Lily
  • Nerine Lily

The Nerine Bowdenii Lily (Pink Guernsey Lily) will reward the gardener with delightful fragrant pink blossoms from late-summer though frost.

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Zones 8 - 10
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Good for Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Bulb Spacing3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Late summer until frost
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Size Bag of 3 - Bulb Size: 14 cm


Plant Nerine Bowdenii (Pink Guernsey Lily) in spring, and you will be rewarded with delightful fragrant pink blossoms from summer though frost. A South African native bulb, Nerine blooms in late summer with large clusters of pink, lily-like flowers. Long lived, it takes a couple of years to establish and bloom.

The Nerine Lily is suitable for growing in containers and is deer resistant. This tender bulb is hardy in zones 8-10, but can be grown as an annual elsewhere. Plant in full sun and water regularly, but don’t over water. In zones 3-7, lift bulbs before frost and store in a cool dry place for planting the following spring.

Common Name Guernsey Lily, Jersey Lily, Spider Lily
Botanical Name Nerine bowdenii
Zones 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 24-26" tall
Bulb Size 14/+ cm
Bulb Spacing 3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 2-3" deep
Bloom Time Late summer until frost
Planting Season Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Advantages Deer Resistant, Good for Containers
Additional Information Can be grown as an annual in zones 3-7
Ships to Canada No

Planting Guides

Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.


Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Your plant orders are scheduled to arrive within 3 days or less of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges. Our Standard Plant Shipping is 3 Days!

Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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