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Hymenocallis 'Sulphur Queen'
Common Name: Peruvian Daffodil Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Hymenocallis 'Sulphur Queen', also known as Ismene, resembles a spidery, pale yellow daffodil with a round corona, long, thin filaments, yellow stamens, a greenish yellow throat, and stubby, narrow petals. The flowers of Peruvian daffodil or spider lily are sweetly fragrant and slightly spicy borne on stems 1-2 feet tall above the Amaryllis-like foliage. A hybrid of H. narcissiflora and H. amancaes. Grow in a protected location outdoors in zone 8 or as a pot plant brought in as a houseplant in winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - Central and South America

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourYellow
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread12-24" FragranceYes
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness7-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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