Hymenocallis caribaea (L.) Herb.

Caribbean Spiderlily, White Lily


Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Hymenocallis

Category: Bulb

Zones: 10 to 11

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Fine linear foliage with white flowers, spidery, in summer. Likes moist, humid conditions.

Cultivars: 

'Superstar' - Plant Delights lists this as a zone 7b plant, to 40" tall.

History: 

Published in Appendix 44 in 1821.

Native to the West Indies/Caribbean.

Basionym Pancratium caribaeum L.

Synonym Pancratium amoenum Salisb.

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