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richard.spicer.7906

St Albans based, career changer and studying Horticulture. Bulb addict, South African plant fan and converted succulent lover

Nerine bowdenii

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richard.spicer.7906

And another.... this one is the straight species, Nerine bowdenii #nerine #nerine-bowdenii #bowdenlily

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suerichards

@richard.spicer.7906 I see you Have these covered, do you also plant them outside ?

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richard.spicer.7906

😍 #nerine #pink #latebloomer #nerine-bowdenii #bowdenlily

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rachelbrooks

Love the frilly edge of the petals 👌🏼💕

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juliesgarden

Gorgeous 💖

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thomasrat3

Mine are all out now Richard😍

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richard.spicer.7906

The first #nerine bowdenii #bud about to open #pink 😮 - two other varieties on their way too 😁👏🏼 #nerine-bowdenii #bowdenlily

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bigemrg

Brilliant! 😀

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donnaandrew

Lovely 😊

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rosiebug

Do they flower right through until October Richard? They are lovely 🌸💕

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juliesgarden

Morning , can't wait to see that Rich 💗💗

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wesleybrian

Looks like it's part of the Agapanthus family very nice variation 👌

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pauline33

Oh I love them look forward to seeing it open 😊👍💕

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rachelbrooks

Love the frilly petals on these 👌🏼💕 looking forward to them opening 👏🏼

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gjones

We're curious about these. Please post photo when it opens.

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lisa868

Mine have been open a couple of weeks, they are always a nice surprise this time of year 🌸

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nessas

Oh I neeeeedd some of these Rich 😍

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Acetaker

Lovely!

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richard.spicer.7906

Morning folks, hope everyone is enjoying Friday so far. I'm adding some missing items from my plant list today - of which there are a few 😳... Starting with these Nerines #nerine #nerine-bowdenii #bowdenlily

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richard.spicer.7906

#bulbs planted in pots on 5th March. John Innes no. 3 based compost with a handful of extra hort grit and sand. 3 bulbs to a pot 🤓

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richard.spicer.7906

This is my first attempt at growing them. Whilst researching more info on Nerines and how to plant the bulbs, I found out that you should plant them so that the necks of the bulbs are partly exposed above the soil, as they like to bake in the sun. I also concluded that they are similar to agapanthus in that they prefer to be overcrowded. So hopefully I won't need to do much with these other than an occasional feed and repotting every few years.

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brightcolours

#nerine #advice #myhand #pots

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thomasrat3

Hello Richard, my sister dug a clump of nerines up for me and also told me to leave the top of the bulb showing. Can't wait for them to flower😍

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richard.spicer.7906

Hey Ann 👋🏼, that was a lovely present 😀 - they will put a cracking display on for you. Don't worry about if you crowd them in, seems to be fine with these. I probably could have added a couple more bulbs to my pot but only bought three. Never mind, they'll bulk up soon enough. Are you putting them in ground or pots? Either is fine just make sure it's very sunny. @thomasrat3

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fuschia

I have some of these to put in 👍👍

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tina

Rich thanks for this I reported my your way and my have shoots coming up @richard.spicer.7906 👏🏼😔👍🏼

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richard.spicer.7906

Yay! 😁👍🏼 @tina

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ublaszko

@kez001uk

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kez001uk

@jeatacake 👍🏻

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jeatacake

Oh well, a good lesson learnt 👍 @kez001uk

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