Description for Eucharis Grandiflora Lily
It is a natural hybrid between E. moorei and E. sanderi. Despite the common name, it is not closely related to the true lilies. The shiny dark green foliage is very attractive. Occasionally during the year, large, sweet-scented white flowers will emerge. Mature clumps can flower at different times of the year but more often it will flower in the spring.
The plant produces star-shaped clusters of white flowers held high above the plant. Each cluster contains 3-6 fragrant flowers. The glossy leaves of Amazon Lily plant are deep green, several inches wide and in the form of a rosette.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Amazon lily, Eucharis Lily||White||Spring, Fall||Up to 50 cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Amazon Lily is a beautiful shade loving plant. The bulbs will go dormant if the temperature goes near freezing. Three to five bulbs in a six-inch container is a good thing to begin with. It thrives in places with high humidity.
|Indirect, Partial shade||Rich and porous, with excellent drainage||Water them often from spring through summer and early fall. The intensity of watering can be reduced in winter months.||18 to 23 degrees C||Apply balanced liquid fertilizer twice in a month.|