Spider Lily (Hymenocallis occidentalis) in the Spider Lilies Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: All parts are poisonous if eaten
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: When the seeds mature, just toss them on the ground or on the surface of the pot beneath the parent plants. Keep the soil moist. Germination can take up to 3-4 months
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Date: 2006-02-09By Louisiana Sea Grant College Program Louisiana State University
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