Rain Lily, Rainlily, Fairy Lily, Zephyr Lily
Zephyranthes 'Benidama'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zephyranthes (ze-fi-RANTH-eez) (Info)
Cultivar: Benidama

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Bulbs

Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Port Neches, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 1, 2004, Melendres from Las Cruces, NM wrote:

Small flowered deep pink, (non-fading) green throated flower. Tends to bloom early in the season and does not repeat well.

Positive

On Mar 5, 2003, mbandaka wrote:

One of the garden hybrids well worth growing.The flower stalk emerges burgundy red, greening up when the flower opens. The bud is dark, opening a good saturated pink. Sets seed.