Amaryllis

Amaryllis belladonna has the habit of flowering after its leaves have died off, leaving a tall stem with funnel-shaped flowers at the end. In its native South Africa it is known as the March lily because of its propensity to flower in that month.

Amaryllis belladonna - Its ability to withstand drought  make it a popular flower in Australia

Amaryllis belladonna – Its ability to withstand drought conditions make it a popular flower in Australia

Belladonna

Amaryllis belladonna – On display at the 2013 Melbourne International Flower Show

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