Canary Sea Daffodil
Pancratium canariense

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pancratium (pan-KRAY-tee-um) (Info)
Species: canariense (kuh-nair-ee-EN-see) (Info)

Category:

Bulbs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the bulb's scales

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 24, 2004, albleroy from Wavre/ greenhous +/- 2500 species, IA wrote:

Very beautyfull flowers and an enormous perfume!!!

Neutral

On Jun 26, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

large star-shaped white Narcisus-like flowers- from Canary Islands where it's becoming increasing rare.