Rain Lily Madame butterfly is small size bulb family, but they flower mostly at any size bulb, and does multiple blooms
Rain Lily Madame butterfly are priced as per their color, new hybrids are rare and pricey and bulb size will be small only
Rain Lily Madame butterfly Description
Rain Lily Madame butterfly Leaves are a deep glossy green and measure 3 mm wide. Flowers, which at first resemble a new leaf, but emerge from their papery sheaves to a stunning whiteness; they are erect in perianth.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Rain lily, Autumn zephyr lily, Peruvian swamp lily||White and pink||Rainy season||Up to 20 cm||Easy to grow|
Rain Lily Madame butterfly Planting and care
The plants may be grown outdoors year round in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun.
|Full sun to part shade||Medium wet loamy to sandy soil||Medium. Apply just enough moisture to keep the soils from totally drying out.
|Minimum 10 degrees C and above||Use any organic fertilizer.|
These perennial bulbs tolerate many ecological niches (periodically wet soil to desert conditions), and have many ornamental characteristics. Many parts of the plant including the leaves and bulbs are considered to be toxic. The genus has been evaluated for possible medicinal properties, and the biochemically toxic compounds are classed alkaloids
Caring for Zephyranthes Lily
- Plant 10cm deep in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil.
- Protect from winter wet.
- Generally disease and pest free.
- In fall before the first frost, dig dry and store bulbs for winter in a cool, frost-free location in a medium such as peat or vermiculite that is given minimal moisture.