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Hymenocallis (Ismene) caribaea 'Tropical Giant'
Common Name: Giant Spider Lily Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Hymenocallis (Ismene) caribaea 'Tropical Giant' is a large, robust spider lily or Peruvian daffodil with lush, Amaryllis-like, green leaves topped with spidery, pure white daffodil-like flowers with a round corona, long, thin filaments, orange stamens, a greenish yellow throat, and long, thin petals. Flowers are sweetly fragrant on stems 1-2 feet tall. Grow in a protected location outdoors with a mulch of fallen leaves for winter as low as zone 7b or as a pot plant brought in as a houseplant in winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - Central and South America

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourGreen
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread2-3' FragranceYes
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness7-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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