About Zephyranthes robusta
This name is a synonym of Habranthus robustus. This perennial spreads up to 6 inches. Deep green leaves are of about 5 to 10 mm wide and 30 to 40 cm long. Funnel-shaped flowers, 5 to 6 cm long.
|Common Name ||Brazilian copper lily, pink fairy lily or the pink rain lily|
|Height ||Up to 12 inches|
|Flower Colour ||Lavender to pale pink|
|Bloom Time ||Late summer to early fall|
|Difficulty Level ||Moderate to grow|
Planting and care
- Reduce water as the foliage dies back, and keep barely moist when dormant
- Fertilize weekly when in the bud condition
Mulch it well during the winter
Protect from excessive moisture in the winter
Give the plants a light fertilizer during growth
After blooming has finished, keep the leaves as it is for storage of food in the bulb
Zephyranthes robusta care
- Plough the bulbs 3 to 4 inches deep and 5 to 7 inches apart in the fall or winter or spring season, in a soil-based potting mix in full light
- Bulbs can be transplanted after 2 years of growth
They can be propagated by dividing the bulbs and from the seed
- Remove offsets in winter and pot up separately
|Sunlight ||Full sun or partial shade|
|Soil ||Fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil|
|Temperature ||12 to 30 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic fertilizer.|
|Harvest Season ||Summer to fall (flowers and bulbs)|
Zephyranthes robusta special feature
Zephyranthes robusta uses
- Habranthus robustus is widely grown as an ornamental
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do zephyranthes robusta grow?
On average zephyranthes robusta grows Up to 12 inches
What color are zephyranthes robusta?
A zephyranthes robusta plant bears flowers of color Lavender to pale pink
How hard is zephyranthes robusta to grow?
A zephyranthes robusta is Moderate to grow
How much sunlight does a zephyranthes robusta need?
A zephyranthes robusta prefers Full sun or partial shade
How much water does a zephyranthes robusta need?
A zephyranthes robusta prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a zephyranthes robusta need?
Fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil
What temperature does a zephyranthes robusta like?
How should I fertilize my zephyranthes robusta?
Use any organic fertilizer.
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