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Nerine 'Zeal Giant' (Nerine 'Zeal Giant')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Nerine 'Zeal Giant'

Other names

Nerine 'Zeal Giant'

Genus

Nerine Nerine

Variety or Cultivar

'Zeal Giant' _ N. 'Zeal Giant' is a bulbous perennial with large umbels of showy, dark-pink flowers on tall stems in late autumn.


Nerine 'Zeal Giant' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion can cause stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Nerine 'Zeal Giant' (Nerine 'Zeal Giant') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in early spring in a moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Protect with a dry mulch over winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Nerine 'Zeal Giant'

Other names

Nerine 'Zeal Giant'

Genus

Nerine Nerine

Variety or Cultivar

'Zeal Giant' _ N. 'Zeal Giant' is a bulbous perennial with large umbels of showy, dark-pink flowers on tall stems in late autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion can cause stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Nerine 'Zeal Giant' (Nerine 'Zeal Giant') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in early spring in a moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Protect with a dry mulch over winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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My nerines, in a pot, flowered well for a few years though after a slow start. Last year was not a good one for them, and this year only two flower-heads; what can I do to help them as I love these… read more

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