Category: Pond Plants
Spider Lily is the general name for much dissimilar plant variety in the Amaryllidaceae family that belongs to the genera, such as Crinum, Hymenocallis and Lycoris. Possibly the most supernatural bulbs of the summer season, the Spider Lily plant pop up apparently during the night, with its multicolored flowers sitting high upon one stem. The striking appearance of the elongated petals of the flowers and stamens of this plant is responsible for the familiar name. This plant variety also called as the Monikers Hurricane Lily, owing to its blossom season and as Naked Ladies due to appearance of flowers without leaves. By means of trumpet-shaped blossoms that look like an amaryllis, the Spider Lily plant forms a dazzling border in moderately shaded places.
The height of the Spider Lily depends upon its variety. The larger varieties of the Spider Lily plant attain the maximum height of three feet with the spread of one foot, whereas the smaller varieties of this plant grow up to a height of only six inches. This plant variety offers different colors of flowers, such as orange, blue, red, pink and white. The plant assumes the color of gold or chartreuse. The seasonal features of the Spider Lily plant include summer blossom or fall blossom. The special features of this plant include it attracts birds to a great extent, ideal for container cultivation and it offers cut flowers.
Other varieties of Spider Lily plant
Red Spider Lily: This variety of Spider Lily plant bears loose bunches of brilliant red, spidery blossoms in the early falls. This plant variety attains a maximum height of 18 inches.
Naked Ladies: This plant variety creates its strappy leaves during the spring season. During the summer season, the leaves of this plant variety vanish and you observe no symptom of the plant pending fall, when the lilac-pink colored flowers emerge out of nowhere. This plant with supernatural flowers grows to a maximum height of 18 inches.