Plant ID forum: What kind of Lily is this?

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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
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Muddy1
Jul 25, 2017 6:03 PM CST
This Lily just appeared in my daughter's yard (northern Virginia, zone 7a); apparently it was planted by the previous homeowner. It has no foliage.

Does anyone recognize it?
Thanks.
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Protoavis
Jul 25, 2017 6:11 PM CST
Not a Lily, in the sense of Lilium.

Foliage may come after flowering, happens with some bulb plants.

Possibly something in the Amaryllidaceae family but I'm not too familiar with those so just a guess.
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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
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Muddy1
Jul 25, 2017 6:41 PM CST
Thanks!
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Australis
Jul 25, 2017 7:29 PM CST

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Definitely in the Amaryllidaceae family. My guess would be a Lycoris, probably Surprise Lily (Lycoris squamigera).
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crawgarden
Jul 25, 2017 7:32 PM CST
I agree on the Lycoris
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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
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Butterflies Region: Mid-Atlantic Critters Allowed Cat Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers Dragonflies
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Muddy1
Jul 25, 2017 8:02 PM CST
Thanks to both of you!

Silverlake115
Apr 27, 2018 6:24 AM CST
Belladonna. Surprise "lily". In the amaryllis family, but hardy. Reproduce like crazy.
Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
Birds Echinacea Composter Foliage Fan Hummingbirder Bee Lover
Butterflies Region: Mid-Atlantic Critters Allowed Cat Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers Dragonflies
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Muddy1
Apr 27, 2018 10:26 AM CST
Thanks!

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