Amaryllis

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Amaryllis

a genus of the plant family Amaryllidaceae, all with bulbs or tuberous roots. Garden plants reputed to be poisonous. Called also Hippeastrum.
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Most will need to be re-potted in fresh compost in spring, apart from nerines, crinums and amaryllis belladonna, which don't like to be tossed around and should be left unless they have grown too big for the container.
For a more subtle show, grow amaryllis belladonna, the scented bulb whose clusters of pink flowers open on stout stems in the autumn.
Amaryllis belladonna is a good one too, although you can buy these ready to grow in pots indoors.
Amaryllis belladonna, known as the Jersey Lily, is a beauty.
Hardy bulbs like nerines, galtonia and Amaryllis belladonna can be planted in spring and left to naturalise in a warm, sunny spot.