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Habranthus robustus 'Russell Manning'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Habranthus robustus 'Russell Manning'

Rain Lily

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Item #: 2682

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 8" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Argentina

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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This old selection of rain lily has the largest flowers that we have seen on a habranthus. It's like an H. robustus on lots of steroids. The unopened buds on this H. robustus hybrid are over 3" long. As the horizontally-held, cone-shaped flowers open, they reveal a green base in the throat of the flower. The boat-shaped green foliage, to 10" long, arches gently upward, eventually forming large clumps.