Here in Austin, one can spot
colonies of these growing in open grassy fields or
grassy areas beside sidewalks that run along city streets.
They spring from the ground after a rain.
grass like leaves are no fuss.
~ No Watering ~ No Pruning ~
These bulbs, originally came from
Mexico or Guatemala, but have spread
and naturalized through the south.
Cold hardy in zones 8-10, they
are related to Amaryllis.
The starry flowers can be pink to yellow to white.
The blooms last a day or two, but plants will rebloom numerous
times spring through fall after rains that follow
periods of drought or dry conditions.
~ Zephyranthus ~
Zephyus, meaning flower.
Rain Lily ~ Fairy Lily ~ Zephyr Lily ~
Rainflower ~ Magic Lily ~ Atamasco Lily
Actually not lilies at all, but in the Amaryllis family.
Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch
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Adventures Celebrating the Golden Days of Fall.
The next Traveling Totes Series is December 15th.
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