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Rain Lily - Yellow

Rain Lily - Yellow

Regular price $7.40 USD
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Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Spread: 6-12 inches
Flower Color: bright yellow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


Yellow Rain Lily, known botanically as Zephyranthes citrina, is a perennial bulbous plant renowned for its vibrant, cheerful blooms. Native to areas of Central and South America, this plant is a favorite in gardens for its striking flowers that often emerge following rain, hence the common name "Rain Lily."

The most striking feature of Yellow Rain Lily is its bright yellow, funnel-shaped flowers. These blooms appear on slender stalks rising above the foliage, usually after a significant rainfall, creating a delightful and unexpected display. The flowers are ephemeral, typically lasting only a few days, but the plant can produce multiple blooms in succession, particularly during late summer and early fall.

In addition to its showy flowers, Yellow Rain Lily has narrow, grass-like green leaves that form a clump at the base. These leaves are evergreen in warmer climates, providing year-round interest in the garden.

Yellow Rain Lily is versatile and can be used in a variety of garden settings, including borders, rock gardens, and as a ground cover. It's also well-suited for naturalizing in lawns and meadows, and in colder climates, it can be grown in containers and brought indoors during winter.

This plant prefers well-drained soil and is relatively drought-tolerant once established. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and requires minimal care, making it an excellent choice for both beginner and experienced gardeners.

Overall, Yellow Rain Lily is valued for its bright yellow flowers, ease of care, and adaptability to various garden conditions. Its ability to provide bursts of color following rain showers makes it a delightful addition to any garden, adding a touch of surprise and vibrancy to the landscape.

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