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Zephyranthes candida
Common Name: White Rain Lily Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zephyranthes candida
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This species of rain lily grows in the Rio de la Plata region in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile. It is an easy to grow species with narrow foliage and beautiful pure white flowers centred with yellow that emerge in late summer and fall. Hardy to zone 7 with protection of a winter mulch. In colder regions bring pots into a frost-free area and allow to go dormant until spring.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America
Native Habitat:
Along rivers and in marshes with year round rainfall except for a brief period in late summer.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread4-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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