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Arthropodium cirrhatum, Renga Lily, Rock-lily

Arthropodium cirrhatum

Renga Lily, Rock-lily
Family: Asparagaceae    (Formerly:Laxmanniaceae)
Subfamily: Lomandroideae
Origin: New Zealand
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, 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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