Johnsonia lupulina – Hooded Lily

The hooded lily is a tufting grassy perennial which grows naturally in the South West corner of Western Australia. The flowers, which are really the bracts, are eye catching, pendulous and a creamy white with pinkish colourings. It likes a free draining, moist soil, and a sunny to part shaded spot. It grows from a clump of rhizomes.

Family : Hemerocallidaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial, Bulb or bulb-like
Width : 0.8
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly
Scientific Name: Johnsonia lupulina
Common Name : Hooded Lily
Height : 0.8
Flower Color : Cream, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects