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OK...who in zone 5 has these and where do you have them planted? Looking for those dead spaces to have a bit of surprise...
Just read where someone planted them near peonies. Peony has such a short flower span then nothing. Sounds like a good companion plant?? Oops, just googled them at plants delight...No wonder I haven't bought them before....a little expensive. Do they multiply?

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Yes, they multiply....they will eventually start popping up everywhere, such a delightful surprise...which is why I guess they are also called Surprise Lilies.

They are pricey. I got mine at a plant sale...check local plant sales to see if anyone has thinned theirs out.

Good luck.

ve
 
Posts: 3604 | Location: southern middle Tennessee | Registered: May 05, 2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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try Dave's Garden
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/517/#b

they have people who want to trade this for your plants..
http://davesgarden.com/communi...earch_text=PFPID:517

here's a site for $5.99
http://www.edensblooms.com/product/L8

3 @ 2.75 = $8.25
http://www.marysgardenpatch.com/lycoris

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Posts: 3841 | Location: Northern CA Zone 10a | Registered: Aug 27, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Pretty don't think I've seen those for sale around here? Hmm


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Never really looked for them 'cause thought they were a warm weather bulb for the south. Will check around here to see if I can buy any.
 
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Someone on this board, I think, sent me some a few years back when they divided theirs. I think most folks call the "n a k e d ladies" or "surprise lilies" like VE said.
Mine haven't increased or I would send you some!

And what about spider lilies...mine just got finished blooming. Will they survive up there? VE has them too. Posting a link to images....I have the red ones...

http://www.bing.com/images/sea...pider+lily&FORM=IGRE


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