Spider lily

showy white funnel-shaped flowers on naked stems in late summer

Hymenocallis x festalis
aka Basket lily, Ismene, Peruvian daffodil, Sea daffodil
  • tender bulbous perennial
  • green basal leaves and stalkless stems
  • 3-5 white flowers with green stripes
  • fragrant
  • mid-late summer.

H 0.6m
S 0.3m

full sun

moist well-drained

Notes: Purchased supermarket Spring 2022 and planted but have seen advice which suggests Autumn is the ideal time for the winter cold to encourage flowering the following summer. Will see what happens. Must lift bulbs to protect from frost