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Nerine filifolia
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Nerine filifolia

Thread Leaf Sea Nymph Lily

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Item #: 3464

Zones: 7a to 10b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: South Africa

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


This dazzling little amaryllid from South Africa has proven to be the hardiest of the genus...quite hardy here in Zone 7. We obtained our original plants from plantsman Doug Ruhren, formerly of Montrose Gardens. The narrow, onion-like foliage makes a tight clump, topped from early October through November with 1' tall stems that end with delicate rosy-pink flowers resembling dwarf surprise lilies (lycoris). This amazingly durable and easy-to-grow bulb is the star of the fall garden!