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Lycoris aurea


Lycoris aurea has showy, yellow, spidery flowers in fall followed by strap-like foliage.

Lycoris aurea is a rare amaryllis relative that has showy, yellow, spider-like flowers in late summer or autumn with strap like foliage 2 inches wide that emerges after the flowers fade. It is the largest Lycoris in all respects. Lycoris resent disturbance and can take a little time to start blooming again after planting. They are dormant in summer, bloom in late summer and fall, and have strap-like foliage in fall, winter, and/or spring.

Common Name: Hurricane Flower - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Limestone soils


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

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