Lycoris x albiflora is a rare amaryllis relative that has showy, spider-like, white flowers.
Lycoris x albiflora is a rare amaryllis relative that has showy, spider-like, white flowers sometimes with a cream or pale pink flush. It flowers in late summer or autumn. 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 fall, late winter and/or spring. Mulch for winter in colder zones.
Common Name: Surprise Lily
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Mountain slopes.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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