PlantsIsmene→Peruvian Daffodil (Ismene narcissiflora)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Peruvian Daffodil
Give a thumbs up Basket Flower
Give a thumbs up Spider Lily

Botanical names:
Ismene narcissiflora Accepted
Ismene calathina Synonym
Hymenocallis narcissiflora Synonym
Hymenocallis calathin Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-36 inches
Plant Spread: 15 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Anyone recognize these bulbs? by gardenglassgems Oct 18, 2016 11:12 AM 9
Two Spider Lilies - different - which are they? by Dinu Aug 2, 2016 10:16 PM 5
Ismene confusion.. by bonitin Mar 3, 2016 11:29 AM 4

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