Today's bloom is Mangrove Spider Lily (Hymenocallis latifolia)

Bloom of the Day for March 5th, 2008:

Type of plant: Herbs, Perennials, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm), 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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Perenniallady wrote:
It's a beautiful lily I guess only the daylilies are Hemerocallis But the same family.That's likely because it's a different type.I like to learn these things Is the Easter Lilies latin name that too.I used to work at a nursery because I was intereseted in them I brought perennials in from the greenhouses and had to know their latin& english names I got them for wholesale orders &retail It was ani