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Hymenocallis Ismene festalis


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Hymenocalis Ismene festalis Zwanewburg

Also known as “spider lily” although it is more like a daffodil than a lily. Lightly scented.

Flower Colour: White
Flowering Time: June-July
Height: 60cm/24″
Planting time: Spring
Position: Sun/part shade
Soil type: Well drained
Planting depth: 2 x depth of bulb
Spacing: 20cm/8″
Sold as: Bulb, large bulbs (22+)

Additional information


3 Bulbs, 5 Bulbs


  • Plant when danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed.
  • Can be planted in borders or pots, making sure there is good drainage.
  • Alternatively start them off in a greenhouse.
  • Plant twice the depth of the bulb.
  • Water well after planting and keep moist during the growing season.
  • Let the foliage die back naturally, so the goodness can go back into the bulb.
  • Lift dry and store in a dry frost free location, before the first frosts start.

Delivery Information

Please note: Dispatch is from the beginning of March