Ismene Sulphur Queen

Sulphur Queen Spider Lily, Peruvian Daffodil
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Daffodil-Like Fragrant Flowers
Soft yellow flowers feature frilly-edged flared cups highlighted with a prominent dark green star center atop six slender petals. The flowers of Ismene Sulphur Queen bestow a citrus-like fragrance and resemble a Daffodil. Long blades of emerald-green foliage emerge in late spring with flowers making their appearance in June July. Reliable and easy to grow! A recipient of the Award of Garden Merit through the Royal Horticultural Society. *NOTE: Bulbs will need to be lifted in fall in zones 3-7.

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Plant Type Bulbs
Height Medium 18-24"
Spacing Plant 8" apart
Bloom Time Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Soil Type Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Water Needs Medium
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Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Fragrant

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Ismene General Information

Ismene resemble daffodils with a central cup surrounded by narrow long petals. Intensely fragrant especially after dusk. Long, strappy foliage typically emerges first followed by the flower stalk with clusters of 3 to 5 buds. All our accent annuals are guaranteed to reach you in good condition and to grow, but we can't guarantee annuals to overwinter. Will be an annual except in zones 8-10 but can be stored over the winter in colder zones. Instructions

Ismene Plant Care

Hardy in Zones 8-10. Plant bulb with neck and shoulder just above the soil in moist, well-drained soil full sun to mostly sunny. Once the bulbs have sprouted fertilize monthly and keep soil evenly moist. Bulbs must be lifted in fall in zones 3-7 before the first frost. Try to retain as much root as possible. Place in a cool, dry location in peat or perlite. *NOTE: Bulbs must be lifted in zones 3-7.