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Pancratium maritimum, Sea Daffodil, Sea Lily, Sand Lily, Havatselet ha'Sharon

Pancratium maritimum

Sea Daffodil, Sea Lily, Sand Lily, Havatselet ha'Sharon
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Origin: Mediterranean coast
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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One of the more exotic members of the amaryllis family, typical to sandy habitats near the Mediterranean coast. Pancratium maritimum -- a bulbous plant with white, highly scented flowers which blooms at the end of summer in the coastal lowland. Requires a light very well drained sandy soil in a very sunny position. It cannot grow in the shade.

The Havatselet ha'Sharon is mentioned in the Song of Songs (verse 2:1)."I am a flower of Sharon, a lily of the valley"

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