SOLVED: which lily please!?

Wilmington, NC

These were wonderful treasures that unknowingly came with the purchase of our home!

They bloom every year around mothers day, and are now producing seed!

Id like to offer some... but need a name to go with it!!

Can sombody please help!!?

Thank you in advance!

warmest wishes,
nicole

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Palmyra, VA(Zone 7a)

Look like amaryllis, but don't know the name.

Newnan, GA(Zone 8a)

I'm so jealous! they are just stunning!

Murfreesboro, TN(Zone 7a)

Are they a crinum of some kind?

Princeton, NJ(Zone 6a)

It's one of the dutch hybrid amaryllis (Hippeastrum). There are so many varieties that look similar it's hard to tell exactly which you have, could be "Clown" or "Fairy Tale" just to name a few. Amaryllis are perfectly hardy in your zone and quite possibly into zone 7 with a deep winter mulch. I will be experimenting with these to see just how hardy they are.

Wilmington, NC

I was really surprised to hear a bulb produces seed!??! I need to do some more studying!

Thank you so much for the info... Ill go search for Amaryllis websites to identify further.... hopefully!?!

Thanks again!

warmest wishes,
Nicole

Riverton, NJ

NIce Amaryllis!!I have to dig these bulbs up each year in NJ...I find it easier to grow them in clay pots and bring inside in the fall!!

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