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Peruvian Daffodil: Ismene x festalis



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peruvian daffodil

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Above: flower and buds, Below: ismene in container Use: borders, beds, containers
peruvian daffodil in container

Plant: deciduous, bulbous plant to 5'

Origin: garden hybrid from South American species I. longipetala and I. narcissifolia.

: 7 - 10

: fragrant white daffodil like flowers

Foliage: long, strap-like leaves.

: full sun to part sun in rich soil. Heavy feeder and vigorous grower. Supple ample moisture to promote more flower stalks. In cold climates grow in large containers and bring inside before hard frost. 2007, Last Updated July 8, 2007