Lycoris radiata

Red Spiderlily, Lily
$8.95 ea.
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Blazing Late Summer Color
Clusters of coral red flowers with re-curved petals burst forth like brilliant fireworks atop leafless stems in early September through mid October. Strap-like foliage forms after flowers fade and persists throughout the winter months then disappears in summer. Superb cut flowers.

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Plant Type Bulbs


Height Medium 18"

Spacing Plant 8" apart

Bloom Time Mid-Fall

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade

Zones 6-10

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Medium

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Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Dry Shade Tolerant

Lycoris General Information

Flowers bloom in late fall on naked stems that last forever in the garden and in the vase. The basal narrow strap-like foliage grow after blooming and usually lasts through spring when it dies back for a resting period before the next fall flowers appear.

Lycoris Plant Care

Space 8" apart. Plant 4-6" deep with pointed top facing up. Bulbs do not like being disturbed and may take a season before they bloom in their new home.

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Shipping Details

We ship accent annuals and bulbs based on the best planting time for your growing zone (see the approximate dates below), unless otherwise indicated at checkout. If you wish, you can indicate a specific ship date during checkout.

Spring-Planted Accent Annuals

  • Zone 3, 4: Early to Mid May
  • Zone 5: Late April to Early May
  • Zone 6: Mid to Late April
  • Zone 7: Early to Mid April
  • Zone 8: Late March to Early April
  • Zone 9, 10: Late March

Fall-Planted Bulbs

  • Zone 2, 3, 4: Early September
  • Zone 5: Early to Mid September
  • Zone 6: Mid September
  • Zone 7: Mid to Late September
  • Zone 8, 9, 10: Late September to Early October

Holiday Bulbs

  • Early November through mid December