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Zephyranthes candida is often confused with:
Crocus Crocus
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Dianthus x 'Joltâ„¢ Pink' Jolt Pink dianthus
x Heucherella X Heucherella
Begonia (Tuberosa Group) B.cultorum flower

Zephyranthes candida

Description

Rain Lily is a flowering perennial bulb that is native to South America.  In its native habitat, it will often bloom with showy white flowers after a rainstorm, hence the common name.  Plant in specimen clumps, along walkways, in rock gardens or in the fronts of borders.  It also works well in containers on a patio or as a houseplant.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Pitcher Plant Planter
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#houseplant#specimen#white flowers#container plant#interiorscape#clumps#rock gardens#border front#late summer flowers#patio planting#pathways#early fall flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#houseplant#specimen#white flowers#container plant#interiorscape#clumps#rock gardens#border front#late summer flowers#patio planting#pathways#early fall flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Zephyranthes
    Species:
    candida
    Family:
    Amaryllidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South America
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 6 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 6 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Solitary
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Single white flowers 1"-2" across
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Rosulate
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Green leaves that look like blades of grass
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Container
    Houseplants
    Patio
    Rock Wall
    Small Space
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Children's Garden
    Cottage Garden
    Fairy Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Specimen