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Zephyranthes dichromantha

Zephyranthes dichromantha
rain lily
Common name rain lily
Family amaryllidaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-10)
Flowers pale yellow (mid-summer to early fall)
Size 6-12"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, not too dry
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Named for the rusty-red petal tips adorning the creamy yellow flowers. Native to central Mexico. I started seeds as part of my Project Rain Lily 2018, and saw the first flowers in mid-April of the following year.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (70%G, 7-10d)

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