Amarine Belladiva is a recent introduction producing impressive clusters of fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers, held on top of tall naked stems before strap-like leaves begin to emerge. Originally grown for the cut flower trade, this fabulous cross between an amaryllis and a nerine will reward you with spectacular, long-lasting floral displays in late summer. Try mixing with asters, dahlias and echinaceas or grey-green leaved plants such as hostas.
Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny position.
Always unpack on arrival and store in a cool place until ready to plant.
Potential problems, pests and diseases:
Amarines belladiva do not usually suffer from any serious pest problems or diseases. However, they can be affected by slugs that will enjoy munching on young shoots, stems, leaves and flowers. Watch out for damage!