Zephyranthes Citrina (Yellow) - Plant
Description for Zephyranthes Citrina (Yellow)
The one-inch, lemon yellow flowers of this rain lily spring forth in late summer, at the time when many gardens benefit from a shot of fresh color. These yellow blooms face upwards and flare open, giving them a cheerful appearance. Zephyranthes are commonly called rain lilies since they often come into bloom after it rains
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.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Common name: Yellow Rain Lily, Yellow Fairy Lily, Yellow Zephyr Lilies||yellow||Late summer into fall.||12-inch||easy to grow|
Planting and 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.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||28 F.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Zephyranthes Citrina
- 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.
Typical uses of Zephyranthes Citrina
Special features: 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.
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: This herbaceous plant can be toxic, but still this is having several medicinal uses.