Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Amaryllis belladonna


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 Amaryllis belladonna   Amaryllis belladonna
 Amaryllis belladonna   Amaryllis belladonna
 Amaryllis belladonna   Amaryllis belladonna
 Amaryllis belladonna   Amaryllis belladonna

Habitat

Lower altitudes in loamy soils in seasonally moist sites

Altitude

Flowering time

February to April, especially after fires.

Description

Plants to 90cm high. Bulb about 10cm in diameter. Leaves 5-11, dry at flowering, strap-shaped, floppy, spreading to suberect, 20-60mm wide, channeled, smooth, the midrib distinct. Flowers 2-12, turned to one side or evenly spreading, trumpet-shaped, fragrant, white to pink, usually pale lemon at base, veins often dark pink. From Latin: Amaryllis was a fair sheperdess mentioned by Virgil and Ovid.

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2017 / 3 / 26