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Zephyranthes fosteri

 
Zephyranthes fosteri
rain lily
Common name rain lily
Family amaryllidaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7b-10)
Flowers pink (late summer-fall)
Size 6-12"
Light sun-part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Small species from Mexico with clear pink flowers. Its six petals have pointed tips, and make a fine backdrop to the bright yellow anthers. Ours first bloomed as a second-year plant, in mid-August. In its third year, flowers arrived earlier, by late May, but the individual plants are still small.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: houston front yard, back fence border, waterfall pondside

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '19/'20 exchange. Baggy 70F (73%G, 10-15d)


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