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"Boatlily is an ornamental herb used in flowerbeds and rock gardens. It spreads well, so is good for ground-covering. The names “Boatlily” and “Moses-in-a-Boat” come from the way its flowers sit nestled within its leaves, similar to someone sitting in a boat.

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With spectacular, long-blooming flowers, the boatlily is a popular ornamental plant in home gardens, and can also be kept as a highly decorative house plant.
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Thou Spider-Wort doft with the Monfter ftrive,
And from the conquer'd Foethy Name derive.
Thus Scipio, when the World's third Part he won,
While to the Spoils the meaner Captains run...
— Abraham Cowley
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Name Story

Moses-in-the-cradle
This plant got its name, Moses-in-the-cradle from its flowers, which are small and white. The flowers sit in a special leaf, called a bract which resembles a dark purple boat. This inspired the part ""in-the-cradle"" of the name.


Interesting Facts

Boatlily is a common plant in Chinese paper-cut culture. During the Spring Festival, it will be posted on doors and windows to symbolize auspiciousness and good weather for the coming year. Boatlily is not only used in traditional festivals, but also in the auditorium for marriage to express good wishes for new couples.

Symbolism

Auspiciousness, good health

Uses

Garden Use
The boatlily is treasured for its spiky, well-colored foliage that provides texture to containers in warm-climate gardens. It is commonly grown in container arrangements for the splash of color its foliage can provide. It can also be used as a ground cover in rock gardens, in areas where it is not considered invasive. The boatlily does well beside Calathea, Bird's Nest Fern, and Orchid plants.


Characteristics

Plant Type
Herb

Lifespan
Perennial

Bloom Time
All year around

Plant Height
20 cm to 40 cm
Spread
8 cm
Flower Size
2.5 cm
Habitat
Hammocks
Flower Color
White
Leaf Color
PurpleGreenVariegatedBrownCreamBronze

Conditions Requirement


Difficulty Rating
Boatlily is super easy to take care of, with resistance to almost all pests and diseases. It is a perfect option for gardeners with brown thumbs.


Sunlight
Full sun to partial sun

Care Guide


Water
Average water needs, watering when the top 3 cm of soil has dried out.


Fertilization
Fertilization once a month during the growing season.


Pruning
Deadhead (or remove) withered flowers after flowering.


Planting Time
Early spring


Harvest Time
Late summer, Autumn


Propagation
Cutting, Sowing


Potting Suggestions
It can be repotted February-March every year."

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