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lovely lycoris
Available for shippin' in both the spring & fall.

   
   


one bulb $8.95

Lycoris radiata Red Spider Lly
COLOR: Red
HEIGHT: 18"
LOCATION: Full sun - semi shade
DURATION: July - August
USE: Bedding plant, cut flower.
ZONE: 6-10
SIZE: 10-12cm
CONSIDERATIONS: Grow in cool greenhouses, or outdoors in warmer areas where little or no frost is experienced. Elsewhere protect where temperatures drop into the twenties. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

 


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Lycoris
Lily-like flowers borne in clusters atop tall, strong stems. Lycoris often take a season to settle in and bloom, but once established, they are durable, long-lived, trouble-free bulbs that produce an unexpected show in late summer and early fall. Like most members of the Amaryllis family, they are resistant to rodents and deer. Bulbs begin shipping in mid-September and should be planted promptly.

CULTURE: Plant the neck of bulbs just below ground surface. Foliage of both species appears in spring and dies off in summer, so allow for that in selecting companions. Plant 3-5 bulbs per sq. ft. in partial shade and well-drained soil. Bulbs resent transplanting and can take a year to settle in, so it's good to select a permanent home for them.

Spider Lilies sport gorgeous flowers adorned with long, curling filaments (the source of the "spider" moniker). These bulbs prefer partial shade, especially in hot climates, and well-drained soil. In Zone 6, give them a protected location and mulch heavily in fall. Heirloom, 1750. Reliably hardy from USDA Zones 7-9s/7-10w. Space 5" apart. 12-18 inches tall. Aug-Sept bloom.
 



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