How to grow Rain lily

Rain lily growing geophyte of the genus Zephyranthes and also known as Rainflower, Rain lily perennial deciduous plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves are narrow and grow in groups linked together.

Rain lily flower

Flower start to grow in the first rains, after this the leaves start to grow. Flower color can be: white, yellow, pink, purple there are 6 petals with 6 yellow stamens

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How to grow Rain lily growing and care:

Well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / seed / bulbs

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snails

Pruning season:

How to prune:
When all the leaves are dry, prune all

Size of the plant?
10-25 cm, 4-10 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn and some species on the spring

General information about the flower
Flower color can be: white, yellow, pink, purple there are 6 petals with yellow stamens

Thinning the bloom:
No need

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly

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