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Pink Rain Lily

Zephyranthes carinata


Is a perennial flowering plant native to Central America. They have with large bright pink flowers, around 10 cm (3.9 in), and green strap-like leaves. Like other rain lilies, their common name refers to their habit of blooming soon after a heavy rainfall. They are widely grown in gardens as annuals and as container plants, although they will overwinter in warm climates.


They are found naturally in moist, open areas, often near woodlands. Z. carinata is native to Central America, from Mexico to Colombia. They have been introduced elsewhere and have become widely naturalized. They are usually found in open pastures and hill slopes.


Common sight in Philippines.

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Bohol, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 7, 2012
Submitted on Dec 28, 2012

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