Zephyranthes candida

Zephyranthes-candida

Zephyranthes candida is known by a number of common names including Fairy Lily, Rain Lily, Autumn Lily and Zephyr Lilly.  It is a sweet little South African bulbous plant that emerges with the spring rains and prefers to be kept drier in winter. It has narrow grasslike leaves and white flowers from summer to fall.  6-10″ x 6″ Grow in sun to part shade in well-drained soil with regular water during the growing season.    It makes a nice container plant which can be sheltered from excessive rain during it’s winter dormant period. Hardy to 15 degrees  F. Amaryllidaceae

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