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Hymenocallis andreana

Spider lily

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to November
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Hymenocallis andreana (Spider lily). This species will produce strap-shaped medium green entire leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

S. America

Interest and use

Grown for their fragrant flowers, somewhat like those of large daffodils.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

When grown under glass use a loam-based potting compost with full light. When grown outdoors grow in moderately fertile moist well-drained soil.

Propagation

Sow the seeds as soon as they are ripe.

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