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Spider lily

Lycoris radiata

Spider lily is a plant which belongs to the Lycoris genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (radiata) means 'radiate'.It is a flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

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How to grow Spider lily

Spider lilies do well in containers and also in the garden. They prefer dappled shade. Spider lilies tolerate dry soil.

Growing Spider lily from seed

Transplanting Spider lily

Companion plants for Spider lily

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Spider lily so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Spider lily

These plants will not grow well with Spider lily so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Spider lily problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Spider lily plants:

Other names for Spider lily

Hurricane lily, Red spider lily, Surprise lily

Lycoris radiata (L'HÈr.) Herbert

Spider lily care instructions

How long does Spider lily take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Spider lily

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