This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Southern swamp lily
- Poisonous Plants, Water Garden
Prefers water depth of 1-6 in. but will grow in 12 in.; plant in 5 gallon pot; sun to partial shade
- Bulbous perennial with long, strap-like leaves: flowers variously clustered on a long, naked stem, white or variously colored, 6-parted, tubular
- 18-24 in.
- Narrow, evergreen, strap-like leaves up to 2 in. wide
- Long-petaled white flowers; very fragrant
- Poison Part:
- Bulbs, all parts
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhea
- Toxic Principle:
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape in flower garden, lawn as cultivated herbaceous perennial
NCCES plant id: 2332