Zephyranthes Citrina (Yellow) - Plant
Common name: Common name: Yellow Rain Lily, Yellow Fairy Lily, Yellow Zephyr Lilies
Bloom time: Late summer into fall.
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Also known as Zephyr lily and fairy lily, growing rain lilies are petite, reaching no more than a foot in height and rarely getting that tall. Pink, yellow and white crocus-like flowers bloom from late spring through late summer, sometimes earlier during rainy seasons. Multiple flowers bloom on each stem.
Plant where afternoon shade is available to the plant, especially in the hottest areas. Care for rain lily includes regular watering, even during dormancy.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 28 F.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Soil should be well-draining.
- Rain lily bulbs should not be moved until bed is overcrowded.
- When moving rain lily bulbs, have the new planting areas prepared and move them right into their new location.
After blooming has finished for the season leave the foliage in place; don t cut it off. The leaves will gather sunlight, create food through photosynthesis and strengthen the bulbs for the future.
- This herbaceous plant can be toxic, but still this is having several medicinal uses.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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