Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Lycoris x rosea 'Caldwell's Rose'
Caldwell's Rose Surprise Lily
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Item #: 4048
Zones: 7b to 9b
Height: 20" tall
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
This is our 2014 release of late lycoris breeder Sam Caldwell's fertile rose-flowered Lycoris x rosea (Lycoris radiata x Lycoris x sprengeri). For us, Lycoris x rosea 'Caldwell's Rose' flowers in early August with 20" stalks of narrow-petaled cherry-red flowers, each highlighted with a darker central cherry stripe and a lavender blush on the petal tips. Flowering is followed by the emergence of the narrow, strap-like leaves in early September and remain green all winter. When winter temperatures drop below 10 degrees F, the foliage will be burned, so a light mulch would be helpful.
Flower Color: Multicolor , Pink
Leaf Color: Brown/Tan
Bloom Time: Summer
Container Role: Fillers
Garden Themes: Cottage Garden Plants , Fairy Garden Plants , Gnome Gardens , Rock Garden Plants , Southwest Garden Plants
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