Hymenocallis caribaea is a bulb-forming perennial. Each bulb will produce multiple shoots, each with strap-shaped leaves that arch up to 2 feet (60 cm) in length. White flowers emerge from the ends of these leaves. Tepals are narrowly linear, up to 10 cm long, usually drooping at flowering time.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Spider lily, Beach spider lily
Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 2 feet
Easy to grow.
Planting and care
Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.
For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Hymenocallis Caribaea care
This plant is propagated by Offsets, Bulbs, and seeds. Planting season of the spider lily is early in the monsoon and spring season.
Full to partial sunlight
Sandy loam soil
20 to 35 degrees C
Feed every 2 weeks in spring and summer with a balanced liquid fertilizer.
Hymenocallis Caribaea special feature
Hymenocallis Caribaea uses
This plant is one of the most popular fragrant flowering plants in landscape gardening
Frequently Asked Questions
How to grow spider lily bulbs?
To grow Spider lily plant through bulb consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow bulb make a hole about 2-3 inch in soil, place bulb in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Bulb will germinate within a 3-5 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com
Is spider lily an indoor plant?
No, Spider lily is not an indoor plant but you can grow it indoor by keeping it at at such a location where it will get least 4-6 hour of direct bright sunlight.
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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Thursday, 28 November 2019
I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!