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Zephyranthes citrina

Zephyranthes citrina
rain lily
Zephyranthes citrina

Synonym(s) Zephyranthes sulphurea
Common name rain lily
Family amaryllidaceae
Life cycle perennial bulb (Z7-10)
Flowers yellow (summer)
Size 10"
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant
From seed germinate at room temperature; self-seeds in our garden
detailed seed-starting info below

Tough Mexican species with golden yellow six-petaled flowers over grassy foliage. First flowers in late June of their second year.

rain lily
Strong seedlings by October of their first year
Zephyranthes citrina
Year-old bulbs dug up for transplanting: teardrop-shaped, each sprouting a number of very narrow leaf blades

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: back fence border, left fence border, foundation border, houston front yard, right-fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (75%G, 10-13d)
  2. Seed from '19 garden. Baggy 70F (90%G, 10-13d)
  3. Seed from '20 garden. Baggy 70F (100%G, 11-22d)

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