Nerine bowdenii

Once Nerine bowdenii settles in, it will flower in your garden for decades and the splendid thing about it is it's looking good even as you're off out to do the Christmas shopping, the last fantastically coloured bulb of the year. More
10 bulbs 211310-10 £10.50 Delivery late February
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.
20 bulbs 211310-20 £18.50 Delivery late February
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.
5 bulbs 211310-5 £5.95 Delivery late February
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.
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These Nerine bowdenii bulbs give brilliant pink, autumn flowers.

Once Nerine bowdenii settles in, it will flower in your garden for decades and the splendid thing about it is it's looking good even as you're off out to do the Christmas shopping, the last fantastically coloured bulb of the year.

Genus Nerine bowdenii
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Bowden Cornish Lily
Border Position Middle, Front
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45-60cm (18-24in)
Spacing 10-15cm (4-6in)
Care Tips Mulch in winter. Be patient if flowering is poor in the first year. Do not disturb once planted. Find out more about how to plant and grow Nerine bowdenii.
Flowering September - November
Vase Life These will last several days in water.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice & Videos
How to plant and grow Nerine bowdenii

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

Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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Reviewed 17th February 2015 by JACQUELINE Wark

Bought a collection of three types of nerines last spring. Planted them in a very sunny spot in the flower bed to the front of our cottage was rewarded with weeks of lovely flowers before and up to Christmas. The darker pink were most successful. Haven't had any success with these before.

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Reviewed 18th November 2014 by Barbara Jones

Planted these in a large pot initially as I needed to clear the area I had in mind for them. Four of them failed to show any growth and I eventually transplanted the remaining six into a newly prepared sunny spot. I did see that they may not flower well in their first year and, indeed, I was treated to just one beautiful flower which lasted well. I will have to give them a 'pep-talk' in the Spring and hope for better things come next Autumn.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for your comments. We're so sorry to hear of your disappointment with the bulbs. Please get in contact with our Customer Service team who will more than happily arrange a replacement for you in the next season."

Posted 18th November 2014