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Fragrant swamp lily blooms twice a year

By SANIBEL-CAPTIVA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - | Dec 16, 2020

SCCF Swamp lily

Common to many Florida swamps and marshes, the swamp lily or string lily is a great addition to the edge of any pond, lake or water garden. The herbaceous wildflower grows showy white, fragrant flowers in the spring and fall. A member of the amaryllis family, swamp lily bulbs can be divided and transplanted easily as they grow and spread in the garden. The swamp lily is a host plant for the Spanish moth, while the undesirable, destructive lubber grasshopper enjoys the leaves as well.