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A huge and majestic nerine, very similar to 'Zeal Giant', with brilliant, bright pink flowers on sturdy long stems. Nerines are a must-have for colour and structure in late-season gardens.

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Genus Nerine
Group/Species bowdenii
Variety Favourite
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Bowden Lily
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 50cm (20in)
Spacing 10-15cm (4-6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant your bulbs as soon as they arrive into a 9cm (3½in) pot filled with a mixture of 50% multi-purpose compost and 50% loam-based potting compost. When planting, make sure that the roots are spread out and only the bottom half of the bulb is below the compost level – the top half of the bulb must remain above it. Wait until the roots fill the pot before planting out into the garden, at the same level.
Care Tips Mulch in winter. Be patient if flowering is poor in the first year. Do not disturb once planted.
Flowering September - November
Storing Best left in the ground undisturbed, for best flowering.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
How to plant and grow Nerine bowdenii

Learn how to plant and grow Nerine bowdenii, for beautiful pink flowers this autumn.


Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 3 weeks for despatch.

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Nerine bowdenii 'Favourite' reviews

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Tina

Unfortunately the nerines have not yet been planted because we are awaiting planing pots from Sarah Raven - still not received after ordering over 4 weeks since.

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Reviewed 9th March 2020 by Chystal

Lovely large bulbs. Well packaged.