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It is Fall, and bloom time for Nerines ... this one is Nerine bowdenii. A member of the Amaryllis family, native to South Africa. I have two types, the other one is a miniature kind and blooms a few weeks later, will share when it happens.
By the way, we're having problems posting pics in the Photography group, so I sized both these to be smaller than 500kb.

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Pretty!

itsmedammit Level 8 Nov 14, 2019
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Stunningly beautiful!!!!

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Pretty, pretty!

MissKathleen Level 9 Nov 6, 2019

It is very welcome that Nerines bloom so late in the season when all else have gone to rest smile001.gif

@dede18 yes, indeedy!

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Very colorful and delicate !

Cast1es Level 8 Nov 6, 2019
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@Fernapple You are probably familiar with "Guernsey lilies"? they are actually Nerines ... it is believed that the bulbs washed ashore (in the 1700s?) after a shipwreck and that they then naturalized on the island smile001.gif I think they're a much stronger deep pink color, Nerine sarniensis ... There are several varietals.

dede18 Level 8 Nov 6, 2019

Yes know those. When I used to do flower shows, we always seemed to end up with our stall next to a company that speciallized in Nerines.

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Lovely!

NoPlanetB Level 8 Nov 6, 2019
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Plants can be amazing.

JackPedigo Level 8 Nov 6, 2019
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Those are stunning.

glennlab Level 9 Nov 6, 2019

glad you like them! they're grown from bulbs.

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Pretty, but had not previously heard of them.

EdEarl Level 8 Nov 6, 2019
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