Amazon Lily – Eucharis grandiflora Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Amazon Lily Botanical Name: Eucharis grandiflora, YOU-kar-is gran-di-FLO-ra Decorative Life: 7-10 days. Flower Color: White Family Roots: Member of the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis family). Native to Colombia and Peru. Related species include onion, Narcissus, Nerine, Zephyranthes. Personality: Tubular flowers with flared petals and a central cup to 3 inches across occur in a cluster of 3-6 at stem end. Stems leafless, to 12-18 inches long. Plant is a herbaceous perennial from a bulb. Flowers have sweet fragrance. Storage Specifics: 45-59 F, individual flowers stored dry in airtight boxes and misted with water. Tidbits: From Greek “eu” (good) and “charis” (attraction), in reference to the blooms. The specific epithet name grandiflora means large flowers. Used in corsages and wedding arrangements.