blackberry lily
Belamcanda chinensis
ORIGIN: China, Japan

PLANT: Clumping perennial with
iris-like foliage; height to 36"

WATER: Keep on the drier side
once established. Doesn't like wet
feet.

LIGHT: Full sun

COLD TOLERANCE: 10 degrees

FLOWER: Peach with darker
'freckles'. Flowers last one day but
bloom in succession for weeks.
Borne on tall thin stem. Flowers held
high above the foliage.

SEASON OF BLOOM: Summer and
fall

USES: Middle of the border, en
masse, container plant.

OTHER: The seed pod gives this
plant it's common name for when it
splits open the cluster of round,shiny
black seeds have the appearance of
a blackberry.
Flowers & Foliage
Open Seed Pod