Lycoris identification

Karl Church 64kkmjr@gmail.com
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:51:11 PDT
Frank,

Do you plan to rescue these from the vacant lot? You might consider sending
some to the BX.

Karl Church
Dinuba, CA
zone 9b
On Sep 15, 2014 1:34 PM, "FrankCar" <frankcar1965@comcast.net> wrote:

> It is "Spider lily" season once again in north Louisiana and I have been
> cruising the old neighborhoods to see if the lycoris is blooming yet.
> Nothing much since we need rain, but I did spy this growing in the shade. I
> have never seen  any other lycoris here except a few of the yellow sorts.
> This stood out obviously in a dark corner of a vacant lot, of which we have
> many. It must have been planted long ago probably sometime before the 60's,
> the houses torn down and the neighborhood in a sad state.
> Is it a discrete species or a hybrid?
> Obviously I do not know what the foliage looks like, I will go back and
> take a look in about a week or so. The stem is about 20in and there are 6
> flowers in the inflorescence, these have recently sprung up and there
> another bud just emerging- about 6 stems in the lonely clump. Any ideas as
> to species?
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> http://i1095.photobucket.com/albums/i471/…
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