Lycoris sanguinea var. kiusiana has spidery, reddish-orange flowers in late summer.
Lycoris sanguinea var. kiusiana is a rare amaryllis relative with strap like foliage that emerges in early spring only to go dormant in summer. In late summer, seemingly out of nowhere, spidery, reddish-orange flowers emerge. Plant in moist, well-drained soil. Lycoris resent disturbance and can take a little time to start blooming again after planting.
Common Name: Surprise Lily
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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