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How To Plant, Grow & Care For Spider Lily Plant

by aditya abhishek


Spider lily is a genus of around 180 species of flowering plants which naturally grows along the sides of lake in tropical & sub-tropical regions.  Pic Credit: Instagram/anu_62

Types Of Spider Lily

There are mainly four types of spider lily plants that are Crinum, Hymenocallis, Lycoris &Nerine. People love growing white, red & pink spider lily in their garden. 


They grow well in regions with average temperature ranging between 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. You can grow them in tropical & sub-tropical climate.  Pic Credit: Instagram/anu_62

Soil & Potting Mix

Well draining soil, rich in organic matter is ideal for spider lily. Prepare potting mix with 40% soil + 20% river sand + 30% compost + 10% perlite. 


To promote good growth and flowering, plant your spider lily plant at a spot where it can receive bright, direct sunlight throughout the day.  Pic Credit: Instagram/anu_62


Spider lily plant loves moderate watering during active season. In summers, when leaves start dying naturally, stop watering. After planting bulbs, water regularly till growth of new leaves. 


During active season, apply phosphorus & potassium rich fertilizers such as bonemeal or onion peel fertilizer along with one handful of dung manure in a month. 

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