Plant Care Atamasco Lily

Atamasco Lily

Also known as

Zephyranthes atamasca, atamasco-lily and rain-lily


Zephyranthes atamasco

How to care for Atamasco Lily


How often to water your Atamasco Lily

Water needs for Atamasco Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Atamasco Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Atamasco Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Atamasco Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Atamasco Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Atamasco Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Atamasco Lily in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Atamasco Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Atamasco Lily: repot after 2X growth

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 Atamasco Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Atamasco Lily is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Atamasco Lily

Atamasco Lily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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