belladonna lily

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of belladonna lily

: an autumn-flowering South African bulbous perennial herb (Amaryllis belladonna) that is typically grown in gardens for its clusters of large, fragrant, usually white or pink, trumpet-shaped flowers which resemble lilies and are borne on a long, solid, leafless stem : amaryllis 1

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1734

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