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Lycoris x albiflora


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

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountain slopes.


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

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