Spider lily, Hymenocallis littoralis

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    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 10x12, 5.6L
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    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 5x7, 760ml

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    The Spider Lily (Hymenocallis littoralis), also known as Beach Spider Lily, boasts elegant, exotic blooms native to tropical regions. Jagtap Nursery offers this captivating flowering plant, adored for its fragrant, white, spider-like flowers and graceful presence in gardens and indoor spaces. 

    Graceful Blooms: Spider Lily features delicate, white, spider-like flowers with an alluring fragrance.

    Petals and Stamens: The long, slender petals and prominent stamens give the blooms a unique and elegant appearance.

    Foliage: Glossy, strap-like leaves contribute to the plant's tropical charm.

    Flowering Season:

    • Bloom Time: Spider Lily delights with its blooms during late spring and summer, enhancing the landscape with its enchanting presence.

    Growth and Size:

    • Height: Grows to about 2 to 3 feet (0.6 to 0.9 meters), forming clusters that catch the eye.
    • Spread: Develops into attractive clumps over time.

    Uses and Placement:

    • Water Gardens: Flourishes in water garden settings, adding elegance to the margins of ponds or water features.
    • Borders and Beds: Enhances borders and garden beds with its elegant blooms and foliage.
    • Containers: Thrives in containers, allowing for versatility in placement on patios or decks.

    Additional Information:

    • Fragrance: The alluring fragrance of the blooms enhances the overall sensory experience of the garden.
    • Butterfly Attractor: The white blooms attract butterflies, contributing to the garden's vibrancy.

    Growth Requirements:

    • Sunlight: Flourishes in full sun to light shade, providing adequate light for optimal flowering.
    • Soil: Prefers well-draining soil; adaptable to various soil types.

    Soil Preparation and Planting:

    • Soil Preparation: Prepare the soil with organic matter to ensure good drainage before planting.
    • Planting Depth: Plant bulbs at a depth of 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) in the soil.
    • Spacing: Space bulbs 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm) apart for proper growth.

    Watering and Moisture:

    • Water Requirements: Maintain consistently moist soil, particularly during the growing season.
    • Mulching: Apply mulch to help retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.

    Overwintering:

    • Cold Protection: In colder climates, consider providing protection from freezing temperatures.

    Pruning and Maintenance:

    • Deadheading: Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and maintain appearance.
    • Foliage Care: Allow foliage to naturally wither before trimming.

    Propagation:

    • Bulb Offsets: Propagate through offsets that form around the original bulb.
    • Seeds: Collect and sow fresh seeds for propagation.

    Caution:

    • Toxicity: The plant may be toxic if ingested; handle with care, especially around pets.

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