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Zephyranthes drummondii

Zephyranthes drummondii
rain lily; giant prairie lily
Zephyranthes drummondii
Three-lobed barrel-shaped seedhead

Synonym(s) Cooperia pedunculata
Common name rain lily; giant prairie lily
Family amaryllidaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-10)
Flowers white (spring-summer)
Size 8"
Light sun-part shade
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Species native to Mexico and the U.S. Southwest whose fragrant flowers open in the evening. Part of project Rain Lily 2018.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: left fence border, rock garden zone, front fence nursery area, left fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F (86%G, 4-7d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (43%G, 4-10d)
  3. Seed from '20 garden. Baggy 70F (70%G, 5-13d)

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