This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was
given this name by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. It is found in South Cape
of South Africa, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulbs can grow to
ten centimetres i diameter, the plant grow up to 40 centimetres and
the inflorescence up to 60, bearing white to pink flowers.
Amaryllis, named after a
beautiful shepherdess. belladonna meaning beautiful