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Amazon Lily, Eucharis Lily
Scientific Name: Eucharis grandiflora
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 24,25
USDA: 10b-11

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Andes of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

Growth Habits: Clump forming bulb, up to 18 inches tall (45 cm); dark green leaves with blades about 1 foot long (30 cm), 6 inches wide (15 cm), with a 1 foot long petiole (30 cm)

Watering Needs: Abundant water, needs to be evenly moist, needs good drainage

Propagation: Division of bulbs

Blooming Habits:
Fragrant white flowers, 3 inches across (7 cm), with prominent cups en their center, similar in shape to a daffodil, in clusters of 3 to 6 on 2 feet long erect stalks (60 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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