Big Fatty (Hymenocallis imperialis) in the Spider Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: All parts are poisonous if eaten
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: When the seeds mature, just toss them on the ground or on the surface of the pot beneath the parent plants. Keep the soil moist. Germination can take up to 3-4 months
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 25, 2012 3:47 AM

Native to Mexico, "Big Fatty" has a very robust character, large bulb and very wide, slightly petiolate leaves.

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