Zephyranthes candida, commonly called rain lily, is a bulbous perennial plant bearing linear, hollow, strap-shaped or grass-like leaves.
Zephyranthes Candida (White) – Plant
5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Rain lily is a bulbous perennial that is native to the Rio de la Plata region of South America. In the wild, plants often burst into bloom immediately following periods of significant rain, hence the common name.Crocus-like, white flowers, sometimes blushed with pink, bloom singly atop upright stems rising tall above a tuft of outward-spreading, narrow, grass-like, green leaves. Bloom appears in late summer to early fall.Plant Specifications
12 inch (30 cm)
5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Fairy Lily, Zephyr Lily, Rain Lily
Maximum Reachable Height
0.50 to 1 feet
Late summer to early fall
Easy to grow
Planting and careA full sun / partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water often. Use Zone 7 to Zone 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.White rain lily needs a loamy and potting mix soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil). White rain lily is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Zephyranthes Candida care
A native of the warmer parts of America. Zephyranthes are hardy bulbs that range from 5 cm to 30 cm in height; this makes them great for use in rock gardens.They have grass like foliage and bloom from spring to autumn (species dependent).When in bloom, plants carry pink, red, white, or yellow funnel shaped flowers.
Full sun to part shade
Up to 50 degrees F
Apply Any organic fertilizer
Zephyranthes Candida special feature
Where the plant is native its seeds are a common outdoor snack of children. In the end Velvet Leaf never became the great promised fiber plant in North. Mature trees resemble a Catalpa tree from a distance, but the flower clusters are as it had too many features to it that seemed useful.
Zephyranthes Candida uses
Effective in border fronts, rock gardens and along paths or sidewalks
Specimen clumps are attractive, but with proper space, plants can be also be grown in groups or massed
Containers for patios, porches or decks
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