Melted Butter Rain Lily Shallow Water Plant – Pre-Order


This item will be released May 13, 2024.

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FLOWERS ON DEMAND! Throughout summer and early fall Rain Lily ‘Melted Butter’ will produce beautiful buttery yellow blooms two-three days after every rain. If it is not raining simply water and fertilize and two-three days later, you will have blooms! This plant literally gives you flowers on demand!

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS! Rain Lily ‘Melted Butter’ will be a great plant for your outdoor space, but also does well indoors! This plant will brighten up whatever space you have! If bringing it indoors, keep the soil moist and put in a bright window and it will thrive!

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place! Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

Zephyranthes Reginae, also commonly called Rain Lily ‘Melted Butter’ or Rain Flower is a beautiful plant, native to Mexico that is known for its blooms. Rain Lily ‘Melted Butter’ produces small tufts of green foliage that create the perfect backdrop for the blooms! The blooms are a buttery-yellow, star shaped and are similar to crocus. The blooms start out yellow and then will fade to cream a day or two later. This plant gets its name from the fact that it will bloom two-three days after rainfall. If its not raining, you can still produce flowers by watering and fertilizing three days before you want the blooms to appear- giving you flowers on demand! The blooms last only a few days, but flowers continually develop for several days creating a flush of flowering. Rain Lily ‘Melted Butter’ was found by Thad Howard in 1954 in eastern Mexico. This plant will grow great both indoors and outdoors, so you can have it anywhere you want it! Rain Lily ‘Melted Butter’ is hardy in zones 7-10 and does best in full sun to part shade. This unique and beautiful plant will be the perfect addition to your space!

Common name: Rain Lily ‘Melted Butter’
Botanical name: Zephyranthes Reginae
Bloom color: Open yellow and then fade to cream
Bloom time: Summer to early fall
Plant height: 6″
Plant spread: 6″-10″
Light requirements: Full sun to part shade
Water depth: Prefers moist soil rather than in water, so it can be grown along the edges of your pond rather than in it.
USDA hardiness zones: 7-10

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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