Curators' Choice - Plant Of The Month

Botanic Name: Nerine spp.

Common Name: Nerine

Curators Quote: These bold flowers are a great addition to the autumn garden. Great under deciduous trees, in the perennial garden or even a wild meadow.

Description: A group of more than 20 species from southern Africa. Tuberous perennial with predominently red, pink or white flowers. Most cultivated plants flower in Autumn but some are summer growing.

Location in the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden: Residence Garden, Brunet Meadow & African Rock Garden,

Grow To: 40cm.

When To Plant: Late Summer.

Where To Plant: Dappled Shade.

Level of Care: Low.

Available For Sale: Next year.