Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)

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Fermi

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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #60 on: January 22, 2015, 02:42:40 AM »
More of the same after some summer rain!
Zephyranthes 'Grandjax'
Zephyranthes primulina
Zephyranthes macrosiphon
Habranthus robustus 'Russell Manning'
Habranthus martinezii
Habranthus martinezii x Habranthus robustus ("commercial form")
Habranthus martinezii x Habranthus robustus 'Russell Manning' Seedling #1 (appears identical to "commercial form")
Habranthus martinezii x Habranthus robustus 'Russell Manning' Seedling #2
Habranthus tubispathus
Habranthus tubispathus "pink form"
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Mr F de Sousa, Central Victoria, Australia
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #61 on: February 05, 2015, 12:59:45 PM »
Lovely pictures, Fermi - and these come to flower so quickly from seed, I'm always surprised that more people don't grow them in med climate areas.
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #62 on: February 10, 2015, 02:45:38 AM »
If anyone would like seed of those I collect, please send me an e-mail or Personal Message,
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc) -2015
« Reply #63 on: December 31, 2015, 03:51:56 AM »
At the tail end of the year we are once again getting some rain-lilies flower after recent showers.
Habranthus tubispathus - clump and close-up
Habranthus tubispathus "Salmon pink" form
Habranthus robustus x H. martinezii
Habranthus robustus in bud and open the next day (this morning)
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #64 on: March 25, 2016, 03:53:36 PM »
Zephyranthes candida is flowering well this autumn
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #65 on: January 27, 2019, 05:58:49 AM »
This little patch of Habranthus tubispathus have seeded themselves here and are a mix of pink and salmon-pink forms
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #66 on: January 27, 2019, 08:20:13 AM »
Very pretty!
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society

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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #67 on: January 27, 2019, 12:01:02 PM »
Thank you Fermi.  Once more lovely flowers to enjoy.  After our heavy rain we have been having sunshine and the wild flowers are out. Yesterday  I was pointing out to our granddaughter the orchids which are growing at the base of  their hill.  She was excited and was taking photographs to show her Dad.
I garden in Cyprus, in a flat old farming field, alt. approx. 30 m asl.

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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #68 on: March 12, 2019, 03:29:38 AM »
Habranthus brachyandrus growing in a pot which has been getting regular water during the summer
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #69 on: March 12, 2019, 04:31:47 PM »
Golly!
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #70 on: November 10, 2019, 02:19:19 PM »
This is what I've been growing as Zephyranthes drummondii though it might actually be the smaller Z. chlorosolen
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #71 on: January 31, 2020, 01:57:23 PM »
Habranthus brachyandrus managed to open two flowers at once!
I either need to get a bigger pot or try a bulb in the open garden though I think this one likes water through the summer
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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #72 on: February 15, 2020, 11:20:33 AM »
This cluster of Habranthus had lost their label but I think they might be a 3rd clone from  the Habranthus martinezii x Habranthus robustus 'Russell Manning' cross I made many years ago and posted pics of in 2015
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« Reply #73 on: February 15, 2020, 12:19:40 PM »
A very appropriate posting after the rains have finally arrived and doused the fires. Thank goodness. Hope neither you nor anybody you know has been badly affected by the fires.
I have a small garden in Rome, Italy. Some open soil, some concrete, some paved. Temperatures in winter occasionally down to 0C. Summer temperatures up to 40C in the shade. There are never watering restrictions but, of course, there is little natural water for much of June, July and August.

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Re: Rain lilies (Habranthus, Zephyranthes etc)
« Reply #74 on: February 16, 2020, 09:43:10 AM »
... and what a lovely subtle colour
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society