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Lycoris incarnata


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Lycoris incarnata is a rare amaryllis relative that has deep pink and white striped buds opening to showy, amaryllis-like, pretty in pink flowers.


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Lycoris incarnata is a rare amaryllis relative that has deep pink and white striped buds opening to showy, amaryllis-like, pretty in pink flowers. It is thought to be a naturally occurring hybrid between L. sprengeri and L. longituba. Lycoris resent disturbance and can take a little time to start blooming again after planting. They are dormant in summer when they appreciate a hot, dry rest, bloom in late summer and fall, and have strap-like foliage in late winter and spring. Mulch for winter in colder zones. Some suggest they could be hardier than zone 5 with protection. Photo: Wikipedia.


Common Name: Peppermint Surprise Lily

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountain slopes.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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