Definition of Guernsey lily in English:

Guernsey lily

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A nerine with large heads of pink lily-like flowers. Native to South Africa, but widely cultivated, it was first described in Guernsey.
  • Nerine sarniensis, family Liliaceae (or Amaryllidaceae)
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  • The Guernsey lily, N. sarniensis, makes clusters of 10 iridescent crimson flowers, also on 2-foot stalks.

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