Rain lily Description for Zephyranthes Lily
Rain lily Leaves are a deep glossy green and measure 3 mm wide. Flowers, which at first resemble a new leaf, but emerge from their papery sheaves to a stunning whiteness; they are erect in perianth.
|Rain lily, Autumn zephyr lily, Peruvian swamp lily
|Up to 20 cm
|Easy to grow
Planting and care
The plants may be grown outdoors year round in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun.
|Full sun to part shade
|Medium wet loamy to sandy soil
|Medium. Apply just enough moisture to keep the soils from totally drying out.
|Minimum 10 degrees C and above
|Use any organic fertilizer.
Caring for Zephyranthes Lily
- Plant 10cm deep in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil.
- Protect from winter wet.
- Generally disease and pest free.
- In fall before the first frost, dig dry and store bulbs for winter in a cool, frost-free location in a medium such as peat or vermiculite that is given minimal moisture.