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Pancratium maritimum (seeds)

The sea daffodil

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Pancratium maritimum, also called sea daffodil.

It is bulbous perennial plant with a height up to 60 cm., Bulb size 5-7 m. and root system and up to 1.5 meters deep in the ground.

Pancratium maritimum can be found on sandy beaches and in locations next to the sea

Sea daffodil is located on the coastline of the Mediterranean region

The flowers are large funnel shaped, each inflorescence has 3-15 flowers, fragrant and crisp white with length up to 15 cm, have a pleasant, exotic and very subtle scent felt the windless summer nights

It produces numerous seeds, capped with a thin black crust

Pancratium maritimum survives in extremely arid and sandy areas

It grows in coastal sandy areas or slightly above the highest point of the tide

It cannot grow in the shade

The plant is fertilized by a large moth-butterfly, called Agrius convolvuli

Can be cross-pollinated only. (does not accept its own pollen)

Species ID

Genus:
Pancratium
Species:
Pancratium maritimum

Plant Characteristics

Circle of Life:
Perrenial
Plant Type:
  • Bushwood
Bulb Type:
Bulb
Foliage:
Deciduous
Flowering Period:
  • August
  • July
  • September

Requirements

Light Requirements:
Full Sun
Water Requirements:
Moderate
Toughness:
It can withstand temperatures up to -5oC
USDA Zones:
  • 10
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
Usage:
  • Fit in Pot
  • Medicinal
  • Ornamental