Pink Spider Lily (Jersey Lily, Nerine Lily)

The Nerine Lily (Pink Guernsey Lily) will reward gardeners with delightful fragrant pink lily-like blossoms from late-summer though frost.
Zones 8 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Plant Size 24-26" tall
Bulb Spacing 3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Late summer until frost
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Size Bag of 3
SKU HC008632

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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Also referred to as Jersey Lily or Spider Lily. Plant Nerine bowdenii (Pink Guernsey Lily) in spring, and you will be rewarded with delightful fragrant pink blossoms from summer through frost. A South African native bulb, Nerine Lilies bloom 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.
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SKU
HC008632
Common Name
Pink Spider Lily (Jersey Lily, Nerine Lily)
Botanical Name
Nerine bowdenii
Item Package Size
Bag of 3
Zones
8, 9, 10
Flower Color
Pink
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall
Bloom Time
Late summer until frost
Height
24 inches
Mature Height
24-26" tall
Bulb Spacing
3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
14 cm
Planting Depth
Plant bulb so top inch or so of bulb sticks up out of the soil.
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Ideal Region
Southeast, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Cut Flowers, Containers
Additional Information
Can be grown as an annual in zones 3-7; Hardy in zones 8-10. Nerine Lily bulbs require acidic soils and generally don't do well in areas without this type of soil, such as most of Texas.
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Minor Toxicity
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
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.
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