Bulbaceous, perennial, herb, to 0.4 m high. Fl. white-pink, Feb to Apr. Grey sand, loam.
Alternative Names. Easter Lilly, Naked Ladies.
General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Perennial bulb. Reproduction. Offsets, seed. Dispersal. Birds, water, soil. Time to first flowering. 5 years. Seedbank persistence. Short, days-1 year. Fire response. Generally survives fire.
Notes. Naturalised in Chile including the Juan Fenandez Islands.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Suggested method of management and control. Spot spray glyphosate 1% + Pulse®. Apply after flowering just as new leaves emerge. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.