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Habranthus tubispathus

 
Synonym(s) Habranthus texanus; Zephyranthes texana
Common name copper lily
Family amaryllidaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-10)
Flowers yellow (late summer-fall)
Size 6-12"
Light sun
Cultural notes moist soil
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Each plant sends up its golden-yellow solitary flower following summer and autumn rain; leaves appear when the bloom is over. Best planted in groups. Native to Texas, where it grows in moist low-lying areas, as well as other areas surrounding the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: left fence border, right-fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (82%G, 4-7d)


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