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Hymenocallis x festalis
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common name: Spider Lily, Peruvian Daffodil, Sea Daffodil
synonyms: Ismene x festalis
poisonous or irritant
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
Hybrid of H. narcissiflora x H. longipetala
Slightly poisonous, eating bulbs causes nausea and vomitting.
pronounced: hy-men-oh-KAL-is FES-tuh-liss