Proiphys amboinensis – Cardwell Lily – Northern Christmas Lily (6″ pot)

$35.00

This is a rare tropical bulb for collectors. This plant has large, glossy, kidney-shaped leaves and blooms white in the summer. The flowers produced on top of long stalks look similar to Agapanthus or Lily of the Nile. Very attractive and unusual plant.

Ships in 1gallon pot (6″ pot).

In stock

Description

Syn: Eurycles amboinensis

A stunning hosta-like plant in the Amaryllis family that develops beautiful glossy kidney-shaped leaves.
During the warm months, a tall stalk will form towering above the foliage and will display a beautiful cluster of white flowers. The flowers last a long time, similar to Amaryllis.
The flowers are nice, but the oddly shaped leaves make this plant very unique. Rarely offered for sale. 

FAMILY : Amaryllidaceae
ORIGIN : Thailand, India, Indonesia, The Philippines, New Guinea, Queensland and Western Australia, etc.
SIZE :
12″ -18″
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
: shade to filtered light
WATER REQUIREMENTS
: slightly moist, dry when dormant
MIN. TEMP. :
low 30’s for a short period of time
FLOWER :
 late spring/early summer
COMMENTS: goes dormant in the winter, wakes up in spring

All photos were taken of our mature mother plants in bloom, not of the plants for sale. Plants do not come with flowers. 

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 8 × 18 in
Gardino Nursery