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Lycoris aurea - Golden Spider Lily

Lycoris aurea is a spectacular bulb for naturalizing when conditions are right. Lycoris aurea produces leaves in the winter. The leaves disappear as the weather warms into the Spring. The Golden Spider Lily blooms in the late Summer into Fall with golden yellow flowers on bare stalks up to 2 feet tall. The Golden Spider Lily requires decent drainage and the plants do best in an undisturbed part of the garden. All parts of this plant are poisonous. Lycoris aurea is native to China. Lycoris aurea is quite drought tolerant. This bulb looks best planted in groups. Bulbs should be planted 6-8 inches apart with the tops of the bulbs exposed in a sunny to lightly shaded location. Lycoris aurea is Winter hardy in the garden to zone 6.

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Lycoris aurea, Golden Spider Lily

Golden yellow flowers of Lycoris aurea - Golden Spider Lily. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Lycoris aurea, Golden Spider Lily

Golden yellow flowers of Lycoris aurea - Golden Spider Lily. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.