Lycoris Aurea
Lycoris Aurea
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Lycoris Aurea - Yellow Spider Lily. 

This clone is probably synonomous with Lycoris aurea var surgens

These enchanting flowers are native to Asia. They are great outdoor bulbs for the south, or can be potted plants elsewhere. They bloom in late summer to fall. Usually these are sold in the fall after they have been sitting on the shelf for several months. This limits their survival and blooming ability. I still can't guarantee they will bloom this fall (since they don't like transplanting) but they could bloom if planted soon.  Full size bulbs.

Lycoris Aurea is hardy in zones 8b-11, and has attractive winter foliage.  It is the largest and longest lasting of any Lycoris species we grow, but also the most cold sensative.  It should be protected when temperatures dip into the teens.  Strategic planting by homes or walls may help in the colder end of its range.

I find this one likes some shade, in well drained humus soil.  Plant, 1 inch deeper than the top of the bulb as soon as possible so roots can start getting established. Use an inch or two of loose mulch if you think there is danger of frost The bulbs will pull themselves down to their ideal dept. I do not recommend planting more than 3 inches deeper than the top of the bulb as the bulb will expend all it's energy making another bulb on top of the existing bulb. Water thoroughly when first planted then soak twice a month if you don't have regular rain fall.

Quantity Price
1 - 2
$8.99 $4.99
3 - 9
$7.99 $4.49
$6.99 $3.99

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