Chlidanthus fragrans

("Perfumed fairy lily / Peruvian daffodil")

Chlidanthus fragrans

Nice 4" / 10 cm flowers, that are funnel-shaped like lilies, appear in a cluster of 2-5 above the daffodil like grayish foliage. They have a very pleasing citrus-like fragrance and are an excellent cutflower.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Early - Mid Summer

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun

What Color Will the Flower Be?


How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

4 in / 10 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

3 in / 8 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

10-12 in / 25-30 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

In borders, small flower beds and as cutflowers.

Other Popular Varieties

Species only.

About the Family

Chlidanthus Family

Originally from the tropical areas of the Andes Mountains. The botanical name comes from Greek meaning 'delicate flower'.

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