Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco
Zephyranthes atamasco

(This plant is in a 6-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped BARE ROOT.)

Succulent Zephyranthes atamasco belongs to the Lilaceace family and is a native of the southeastern US where its habitat includes meadows, bottomlands, wet woods, etc. It is a plant that grows in clusters with grass-like leaves. The Zephyranthes atamasco is a colony-forming perennial plant growing to a height of 8 to 15 inches, with the common name Atamasco lily. Between spring to summer, the plant bears solitary white flowers. Just after flowering, it goes dormant, or it can be said the plant’s dormant period is the summer season. For optimal growth, the plant requires full sun to partial shade. It is not frost-hardy.

Flowering
The Zephyranthes atamasca flowers between spring and summer. Each stalk bears a solitary cream flower.

Watering
The watering needs of the plant are typical. It needs regular watering but cannot stand in water for long. Hence, ensure proper drainage of water when planting the Zephyranthes atamasco.

Soil
The soil should be rich in humus, can range from acidic to neutral, and should be generally moist. However, it should be well-draining too.

Hardiness
The hardiness zone for this succulent is 7 - 10. It is not frost-hardy. If planted outdoors in an area prone to frost, ensure that the bulb is dug out and shifted to a place that is frost-free. If grown in containers, ensure the pots are brought inside before the cold season starts.

Light
The plant requires direct sunlight for about 2 hours and another 3 hours of blotched light under the shade.

Propagation
Propagation of this plant is best done via seeds or through the division of roots.

Trivia: Any part of the plant that is eaten can be toxic. Hence, care should be taken with the atamasco lilies around.

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Zephyranthes atamasco

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