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Zephyranthes candida is also known as the rain lily plant. It is a small flowering shrub that can grow up to a maximum height of 0.5 or 1 feet. The Zephyranthes candida belongs to the family Amaryllidaceae. It is native to Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. It is widely grown for its alluring flowers.
The Zephyranthes candida is famously known as the rain lily plant. It hails from the Amaryllidaceae family.
The rain lily plant is a native of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
It is widely cultivated to as it is used for decorating gardens and parks. They bloom immediately after significant rain. Blooms appear in late summer till early fall.
The Rain lily plant is a flowering shrub that can do well with minimum maintenance.
The plant produces bright pink or white flowers between May to October.
The plant grows well in the optimum temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
The plant requires protection from frost and harsh winter. During winter the plant may be shifted indoors.
The Rain lily plant can grow up to a maximum height of 0.5 to 1 feet.
The Rain lily plant should be exposed to full sun for perfect growth.
The plant is considered ideal to be grown in a region that receives bright sun for a long duration.
However, it also grows well in a region that receives partial shade.
The Rain lily plant has moderate water requirements.
The plant should not be allowed to stand in water as it leads to root rot.
Watering can be reduced to half when the plant becomes dormant during fall and winter but the normal watering pattern can be resumed during the onset of spring.
Any organic fertiliser should be applied regularly to the plant to aid the growth of the plant.
A balanced mixture of N-P-K is considered appropriate for this purpose.
There is no specific time for addition of fertilizers. We can add fertilizers whenever we are fertilizing the rest of the garden.
The rain lily plant is grown widely as an ornamental plant in rock gardens and along the paths or sideways.