Fairy Lilies Zephyranthes. Rain lily, magic lily, fairy lily, atamasco lily, rainflower, zephyr lily, flowers of the western wind. In cooler climates it must be dug up before the first frost and stored in an indoor location through the winter months.
A fairy lily, zephyranthes, is also called a 'rain lily' because of its tendency in the wild to bloom after a rainfall. C., but in the northeastern part of the country they are best enjoyed as house plants. Zephyranthes / ˌzɛfɪˈrænθiːz /  is a genus of temperate and tropical plants in the amaryllis family, subfamily amaryllidoideae,  native to the western hemisphere and widely cultivated as ornamentals.
It Should Be Kept Cool And Dry While Stored.
Grow in sun or part shade in most any soil and. They are grown in the garden in regions south of washington, d. Zephyranthes candida white fairy lily.
Zephyranthes Pink Rain Lilies Are Some Of Our Finest Native Bulbs Ranging From Texas Down Into Central America.
Blooming in succession in late summer and early fall, they sit atop upright stems rising above a tuft. On aug 5, 2005, htop from san antonio, tx (zone 8b) wrote: This group of charming bulbous plants is native to tropical sections of north and south america.
Zephyranthes Grandiflora Is The Most Common Rain Lily.
Cuban zephyr lily, fairy lily, pink rain lily, rainlily. White rain lily scientifically known as zephyranthes candida is a perennial herb belonging to liliaceae (lily family). Two types of flowers are to be found peering above the grassy foliage.
Within A Few Weeks, The Bulbs Will Start Producing New Foliage.
Zephyr lilies, also known as rain lilies, are native to south america and typically bloom after substantial summer rains. Rain lilies in tnau botanic garden. Plant the bulbs about an inch and a half deep, and 3 inches apart in a part of the garden that receives full sun.
The Flowers Stand On End.
A fairy lily, zephyranthes, is also called a 'rain lily' because of its tendency in the wild to bloom after a rainfall. They require a rich, sandy soil with a little bone meal added in. It grows from 6 to 10 inches tall.