Answering your gardening questions from asters to zoysia
Question: What are these flowers?
08/07/2014 1:16 PM
08/07/2014 2:02 PM
Hi these were given to my wife several years ago. They are very nice but we never got a name. Can you tell what these are from the picture? They came up about a week ago.
These are Surprise Lilies, aka Naked Ladies. They are in the Amaryllis family; the botanical designation is Lycoris squamigera. The leaves come up in the early spring, then die back. The flowers, as you know, come up in late July. Enjoy!
Carole-Johnson County Extension Master Gardener
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