Spider Lily (Hymenocallis Lirisome)
Spider Lily (Hymenocallis Lirisome) also known as Texas Spiderlily, Shiners, and Spring Spiderlily. This pond plant is breathtaking! Exquisite and unusual flowers are white, 3 - 4 inches in diameter and stellate with spiked petals. The foliage is green with narrow, strap-like leaves. Spider Lilies bloom in late spring to early summer, depending on location. Spider Lilies grow 18 - 24 inches tall in moist soil or up to 2 inches of water above the soil in the container and look beautiful when planted on banks of ponds, lakes or streams. Foliage looks nice all season long. Propagates by bulb and makes quite a statement when naturalized in bogs or wetlands. Grow this splendid pond plant in moist soil with up to 2 inches of water above the pot in full sun to part shade. (Many of our customers in Hawaii order this beautiful plant to add to the beauty of their flower gardens!)
Height Grow to 24 inches tall
Width 12 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil with up to 2 inches of water above the soil
Bloom Spring and summer
Zone Hardy in zones 7 - 10
Plant your Spider Lilies in a wide container using loam soil. Place the container in the pond with up to 2 inches of water above the soil in full sun to part shade. Spider lilies do best in full sun.
Spider Lilies are also great for banks of streams and lakes, in rain gardens and marshes and great for naturalizing!