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A picture of a Red Spider Lily

Red Spider Lily

Lycoris radiata

Also known as

Hell Flower, Red Magic Lily, Equinox Flower, Red spider lily

Lycoris radiata ヒガンバナ(彼岸花) 曼珠沙華(マンジュシャゲ)P9234263 by 松岡明芳 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

20cm

25cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Red Spider Lily

A close up of some red Lycoris radiata flowers
A red Lycoris radiata flower in a garden
A close up of a Lycoris radiata plant
Some Lycoris radiata flowers

Red Spider Lily Overview

Lycoris radiata is a bulbous perennial species from the Amaryllidaceae family. It is commonly known as Red Spider Lily, Hell Flower or Equinox Flower, amongst others. This species produces fantastically ornate, vivid red flowers.

How to propagate Red Spider Lily

Bulbs

Seed

Seed when ripe or in spring or summer.

Special features of Red Spider Lily

Attractive flowers

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