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Windflower

Zephyranthes spp.

Also known as

Rain lily, Zephyr flower, Fairy lily

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Windflower Overview

Genus also known as rain lily or windflower, has around 88 clumping, bulbous perennial species which produce white, pink or yellow crocus-like flowers. This genus is widely cultivated for its ornamental value and many cultivars and hybrids exist, with a range of colourful flowers. Some species produce scented flowers and some cultivars have been developed with better cold hardiness to allow planting in colder climates.

How to propagate Windflower

Seed

Seed in autumn or spring.