How to grow Zephyranthes candida

Zephyranthes candida grow and care – geophyte of the genus Zephyranthes and also known as Autumn zephyrlily, White windflower, Zephyranthes candida 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.

Zephyranthes candida flower

Flower start to grow in the first rains, after this the leaves start to grow, flower color white with inner yellow are 6 petals with 6 yellow stamens

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How to grow Zephyranthes candida 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:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
White flower with inner yellow there are 6 petals with yellow stamens

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly

Scientific name:

Zephyranthes candida

Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Ornamental parts

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Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

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