About Cornish lily
Cape Flower is a species of flowering plant in the family Amaryllidaceae. It is drought tolerant but requires moisture during the growing season. It grows to 2 feet tall with strap-shaped leaves and large umbels of lily-like pink flowers in the fall.
Also known as
Cornish lily, Cape flower, Guernsey lily and Bowden lily
How to care for Cornish lily
Cornish lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Cornish lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Cornish lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cornish lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.