Golden Spider Lily, Lycoris Aurea (Mix)- 5 Bulbs - buy 1 get 1 free
Lycoris lily plants, referred to as the magic or surprise lily, is a fantastic group of nearly 20 known species of herbaceous perennial bulbs from China and Japan that are similar to the Nerines. Read on to learn about growing magic lilies in gardens.
Common name: Cluster Amaryllis, Hurricane Lily, Magic Lily, Spider Lily, Stone Garlic.
Color: White, red, pink, orange, yellow. Lily-like. Umbel; four to eight flowers.
Bloom time: Late summer through to autumn.
Height: 12 to 36 inches (30 to 90 cm).
Difficulty level: Easy
Planting & Care
Similar to tulips, the Red Spider Lily (Lycoris radiata) does not produce seeds to start new plants. Instead, you ll be planting bulbs, with the optimal time to plant usually being spring, although you can plant the bulbs during the summer months.
Each bulb needs to be planted right side up. The more pointed end is considered the top. The bulb should be planted about three inches deep, or at a depth about three times the height of the bulb. The plant does well in most types of soil, however, it may be benefitial to add a small amount of bone meal fertilizer into the bottom of the hole before placing the bulb inside. Space bulbs at least eight inches apart.
Sunlight: Full sunlight or partial shade
Soil: Good drainage. Acidic to neutral soil. Rich soil, moist soil.
Water: Regular watering to maintain soil moisture.
Fertilizer: Requires a feed every two years; do this during the growing season.