Amaryllidaceae2017-08-17T06:20:49+00:00

Amaryllidaceae: Amaryllis Family

Naked Ladies – Amaryllis belladonna

Blooms:

July–Sept

Plant Height:

30–60  cm

Flower Size:

Large

Origin:

South Africa

Habitat:

Grassland or disturbed areas, sometimes near abandoned homesites

Notes:

This has dramatic large, pink flowers. The leaves appear in the spring but die back before the flowers appear in the summer — hence the nakedness which gives rise to the common name. Generally a garden escape.