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Habranthus robustus /Argentine Rain Lily

Habranthus robustus  / Habranthus robustus
Close view of pink flowers
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Close view of pink flowers

Mass planting in full bloom

Naturalized planting of this Argentine rain lily

Flowers in late spring garden

Close view of flower and bud

Flowers at Rosedown Plantation in St. Francisville, LA

Summer flowers

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Scientific Name: Habranthus robustus
Common Name: Argentine Rain Lily
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: The flowers pop up after thunder showers in summer. This bulb is a heavy bloomer and can carpet an area overnight. They are easy to grow and multiply rapidly. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.