Proiphys amboinensis (L.) Herb.

Cardwell Lily

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Proiphys

Category: Bulb

Zones: 10 to 11

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade


Large kidney-shaped leaves, glossy, on long stems. White flowers in summer, with a yellow throat, on long stalks.


Published in Appendix 42 in 1821.

Basionym is Pancratium amboinense L. (pictured in Bot. Mag. 35: 1419 in 1811.)

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