Amaryllis belladonna

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Common: Belladonna Lily, Cape Lily, Naked Lady Lily
Species Origin: South Africa

Geophyte Characteristics

Type: Tunicated bulb
Sizes Available: 14/16 to 24/up cm, in circumference
Bulb Storage: 55-73°F (13-23°C), To avoid leaves sprouting store Dry and ventilated at 77-85°F (25-30°C),

Flower & Plant Characteristics

Color: Pink
Shape: Multiflowered umbel with large trumpet flowers
Size: Flowers up to 6 inches (15 cm) long
Floret/Flower Number: Up to 10
Flowering Season: Outdoors – late summer
Total Height: 24 to 32 inches (60-90 cm)
Number of Stems: One
Uses: Gardens, fresh cut flower
Planting Time: Fall or spring
Planting Depth: 2 inches (5 cm) to base of bulb
Spacing: 6 to 12 inches (15-30 cm) apart