Red Spider Lily


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This bold, summer-blooming beauty is a true conversation piece in the garden. Coral red spider-like umbel blooms give way to gray-green foliage. Unique, textured blooms are deer resistant and sweetly fragrant.

Zones 6 - 10
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 12-24" tall
Bulb Spacing1 bulb per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Late summer
Size Bag of 1 - Bulb Size: 10-12 cm

Plant Information

Red Spider Lily, also known as Lycoris radiate, is a late-summer bloomer that thrives in zones 5-10. It is deer resistant and fragrant, making it a must have in the garden and cut for unique summer bouquets.
Common Name Red Spider Lily
Botanical Name Lycoris radiata
Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red
Mature Height 12-24" tall
Bulb Size 10-12 cm
Bulb Spacing 1 bulb per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time Late summer
Plant Type / Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Fragrant
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No


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Great flower


from Montgomery, AL

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  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile


    Best Uses

    • Outdoors
    • Patio

    Comments about American Meadows Red Spider Lily:

    The spider lily is a great flower for someone that does not like to water. It seems to grow best in shaded areas or sunny areas, but for the best color I recommend shaded areas. Since this flower is invasive, best to plant in pots. Every other flower in my yard is dying due to lack of rain, however this flower seems to grow no matter what. The not so great thing about this flower is the fact that it spreads, so if you plant around house it is not guaranteed it will grow there next year.

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    USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

    To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

    • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
    • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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