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Hymenocallis liriosme/Spider Lily

Hymenocallis liriosme / Hymenocallis liriosme
Spring flower in a wet, poorly drained soil
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Spring flower in a wet, poorly drained soil

Well established clump of spider lilies in flower

Clump of lilies growing in a traditional garden setting

This flowering bulb is very much at home growing in or near shallow water

Bulb growing in clay soil

Flowering clump

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Scientific Name: Hymenocallis liriosme
Common Name: Spider Lily
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Has showy, white, fragrant flowers in spring and early summer. Grows in poorly drained sites such as ditches, marshes, and bottomlands. Useful in bog gardens and along the side of ponds and lakes in the landscape.