Arthropodium cirratum, Renga Lily, Rock-lily

Arthropodium cirratum

Renga Lily, Rock-lily
Family: Asparagaceae    (Formerly:Laxmanniaceae)
Subfamily: Lomandroideae
Origin: New Zealand
USDA Zone: 8-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

It is evergreen with small white flowers in early summer. This plant was possibly formerly cultivated for its edible root by the Maoris, the root grows larger under cultivation.

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