Lycoris sanguinea

Orange Spider Lily

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Description

A bulbous perennial native to Japan and China, Lycoris sanguinea grows in full sun to partial shade. Known as orange surprise lily, the bloom color is red-orange to apricot, and bloom time is August to September. The surprise is the unexpected appearance of a leafless stalk in early August topped by the tubular flowers. It is best used in a garden border.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red, Orange
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Plant Type
Bulb
Hardiness Zone
6 - 10