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JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Lycoris aurea Guizhou Form

Yellow Surprise Lily

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Item #: 7493

Zones: 7b to 9b, at least

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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We are pleased to offer a superb strain of the true Lycoris aurea that hails from China's Guizhou Province. The short green leaves, which emerge just after flowering in October, make a small deer-resistant clump of foliage usually persisting all winter and finally disappearing in late spring. From a seemingly bare patch of ground, the 3' tall flower spikes emerge in September, topped with huge 10" flower heads composed of brilliant, ruffled, golden-yellow flowers. Without question, Lycoris aurea is the showstopper of the genus Lycoris. Plants from this population have proven to be reliably hardy into the single digits F in our trials.