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Amarine tubergenii Belladiva 'Aphrodite'
Common Name: Amarine Lily Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

xAmarine tubergrenii is an intergeneric cross between Amaryllis belladonna and Nerine bowdenii. The flowers look like a Nerine but are larger with broader petals and held on taller stems to about 2.5 feet. They are hardy in coastal BC and bloom in the fall. In colder climates they make good pot specimens. Bring in as a houseplant in winter. The Belladiva series includes a full range of cultivars in varying shades of pink. 'Aphrodite' has rose pink flowers. Plant in full sun in well-drained soil.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height12-24" Bloom TimeFall
Spread8-12" FragranceNo
Light ExposureSun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness(7)8-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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