Surprise Lily
Lycoris 'Flaming Dragon'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Lycoris (LY-kor-iss)
Cultivar: Flaming Dragon

Category
Bulbs
Perennials

Foliage Color
Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics
Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements

Where to Grow

Height
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger

Bloom Color
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage
Herbaceous
This plant is resistant to deer

Other details

Soil pH requirements

Patent Information

Propagation Methods
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible