Definition of Guernsey lily in US English:

Guernsey lily


  • A nerine with large heads of pink flowers similar to those of the lily. Native to South Africa, it has long been cultivated and was first described in Guernsey, England.

    Nerine sarniensis, family Liliaceae (or Amaryllidaceae)

    • ‘The Guernsey lily, N. sarniensis, makes clusters of 10 iridescent crimson flowers, also on 2-foot stalks.’