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botanical name:
Hymenocallis x festalis
Hymenocallis x festalis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spider Lily, Peruvian Daffodil, Sea Daffodil
synonyms:  Ismene x festalis
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.70m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Narrow strap-shaped green leaves. White, fragrant, daffodil-like flowers but with very elongated petals and frilled trumpets with lime green throats. Blooms in early summer.

cultivation:
Well drained, fertile, neutral to acid soil in full sun.
Bulbs should be planted at a depth of about 12cm.

propagation:
From bulb offsets

usage:
Borders, containers

other notes:
Hybrid of H. narcissiflora x H. longipetala

Slightly poisonous, eating bulbs causes nausea and vomitting.

pronounced: hy-men-oh-KAL-is FES-tuh-liss

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