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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Zephyranthes candida
 
  
Author:  William Herbert 1826
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Argentine, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  2,5 Centimetres
Height:  25-30 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Rain Lily, August Rain Lily, White Zephyr Lily, Peruvian Swamp-Lily, White Fairy Lily, Autumn Zephyr Lily
Synonyms:  Amaryllis candida, John Lindley  1823. Amaryllis nivea,  Schult. & Schult. f.1830.Plectronema candida, Raf. 1836. Argyropsis candida, M. Roem. 1847. Atamosco candida, Sasaki 1928.

 

   This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by William Herbert  in 1826. It is found in Argentine, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay , growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The bulb can grow to two and a half centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 25 or even 30 centimetres in height. The flowers are white with a green centre. .