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  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.15m

Habranthus robustus

Argentine rain lily / Brazilian copperlily (syn Zephyranthes robusta)

RHS award of garden merit
10 bulbs £4.99
£14.97 £9.98
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: frost tender (will need protection in winter)

    This unusual flower is part of the same plant family as amaryllis, with small pale pink flowers that resemble those of its better-known cousin. Flowering throughout the summer, the blue-green strap-like foliage sets the flowers off beautifully.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs with the point facing upwards 10-15cm deep in spring after all chance of frost has passed. Can be planted in pots or borders, but ensure it is planted in well-draining soil as it does not like sitting in water.
  • CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin & eye irritant