This plant’s foot-tall clumps produce white lily-like flowers on thin, arching stems. It blooms from late spring into fall; blooms are followed by attractive brown capsular fruits. Its foliage is narrow, linear, and dark green.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis plant is used best in a mixed garden or in a small mass, but it will work as a specimen, in a large container, or in mixed beds.
CareGrow in wet soil if in full sun, or average soil if in the shade. Needs well-drained soil. Prefers a pH of 5.8 to 6.2 and moderate feed. Requires consistent amounts of moisture for best performance.
PropagationDivide clumps when growth begins in early spring. Seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn or spring. They may flower within three years.
ProblemsLeaf spot, spider mites, mealy bugs
- Genus : Anthericum
- Zones : 10, 8, 9
- Uses : Containers
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Spring, Late Summer, Spring, Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Fruit
- Flower Color : White