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Hymenocallis harrisiana

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hymenocallis (hy-men-oh-KAL-is) (Info)
Species: harrisiana

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Category:
Bulbs

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

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 11, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

harrisiana - (picture in the 2007 catalogue is incorrect - sorry!) native of Mexico, these white beauties are a bit smaller and narrower petaled than the others; lovely, star-shaped, narrow gray/green leaves; zones 9-11; 12"-18" tall; 14/16cm bulbs; 1840.

--------Info. from Brent & Becky's catalog.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Huntington Beach, California
Los Angeles, California
San Jose, California
Bridgeboro, Georgia
Shreveport, Louisiana
Olive Branch, Mississippi
Tabor City, North Carolina
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Houston, Texas
Midland, Texas
Rockdale, Texas
San Leanna, Texas



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