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Chlidanthus is often confused with:
Narcissus Narcissus spp.
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Alstroemeria Alstroemeria
Agapanthus Agapanthus
Iris germanica Iris germanica in the spring in Moore County

Delicate Lily Chlidanthus

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
klid-AN-thus
Description

A long-lasting fragrant cut flower that prefers well-drained soil and the leaves appear after flowering. Space bulbs 4-6 inches apart or one per 6-inch pot. Cover to 1 inch.

Tender II- injured below 50 degrees F (10 degrees C).

 

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fragrant#bulb#yellow#summer#yellow flowers#cut flowers#lily#summer flowers#deer resistant#vibrant#summer bulbs#borders
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fragrant#bulb#yellow#summer#yellow flowers#cut flowers#lily#summer flowers#deer resistant#vibrant#summer bulbs#borders
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Chlidanthus
    Family:
    Amaryllidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Peru
    Bulb Storage:
    Store bulbs dry at 50 degrees F (10 degrees C)
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Long-lasting
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The leaves appear after flowering.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer