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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
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.

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

From bulb offsets

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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