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Zephyranthes Candida (White) - Plant

Zephyranthes Candida (White) - Plant
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Zephyranthes candida, commonly called rain lily, is a bulbous perennial plant bearing linear, hollow, strap-shaped or grass-like leaves.
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Zephyranthes Candida (White) Plant
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Description for Zephyranthes Candida (White)

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches

Rain lily is a bulbous perennial that is native to the Rio de la Plata region of South America. In the wild, plants often burst into bloom immediately following periods of significant rain, hence the common name.
Crocus-like, white flowers, sometimes blushed with pink, bloom singly atop upright stems rising tall above a tuft of outward-spreading, narrow, grass-like, green leaves. Bloom appears in late summer to early fall.

Common name(s): Fairy Lily, Zephyr Lily, Rain Lily
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Late summer to early fall
Max reacahble height: 0.50 to 1 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

A native of the warmer parts of America. Zephyranthes are hardy bulbs that range from 5 cm to 30 cm in height; this makes them great for use in rock gardens. They have grass like foliage and bloom from spring to autumn (species dependent). When in bloom, plants carry pink, red, white, or yellow funnel shaped flowers.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well-drained soils
Water: Medium
Temperature: Up to 50 degrees F
Fertilizer: Apply Any organic fertilizer

Caring for Zephyranthes Candida

  • A full sun / partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water often.
  • Use Zone 7 to Zone 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.
  • White rain lily needs a loamy and potting mix soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).
  • White rain lily is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures.

Typical uses of Zephyranthes Candida

Special features: Where the plant is native its seeds are a common outdoor snack of children. In the end Velvet Leaf never became the great promised fiber plant in North. Mature trees resemble a Catalpa tree from a distance, but the flower clusters are as it had too many features to it that seemed useful.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Effective in border fronts, rock gardens and along paths or sidewalks. Specimen clumps are attractive, but with proper space, plants can be also be grown in groups or massed. Containers for patios, porches or decks. Houseplant.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c747
  • https://myfolia.com/plants/5329-white-rain-lily-zephyranthes-candida
  • http://www.eattheweeds.com/velvet-leaf-fiber-and-food/

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5 / 5 Nadiya Jivani 28 June 2018
Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?
4 / 5 Ckrajesh Remo 26 June 2018
What are other names of this plant?
5 / 5 Rameshwar Jagdale 25 June 2018
Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?
4 / 5 Riya Srivastava 23 June 2018
Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price
4 / 5 Dhiraj Gome 23 June 2018
Couldn t find it anywhere else.

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