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Fairy Lily

Zephyranthes candida

Also known as

White Rain Lily, Storm Lily, Peruvian Swamp Lily, Sea Onion, Summer Crocus, White Zephyr Lily, Autumn Zephyrlily, Flower-Of-The-Western-Wind, Zephyr-Lily, Flowers of the western wind, Zephyr flower

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fairy Lily Overview

This species will grow to a height of 20cm, The flowers are white either star-shaped or cup-shaped about 5cm wide and are borne singly. The grass-like foliage is evergreen.

How to propagate Fairy Lily

Cuttings

You can propagate from cutting in the spring.

Other uses of Fairy Lily

Border, ground cover, greenhouse, edging