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•Status in Florida: Native

•Size at Maturity: Typically grows 1.5 to 3 feet tall with a spread of 1 to 2 feet.

•Phenology: Perennial bulbous plant with strap-like leaves and clusters of fragrant, white flowers with long, narrow petals resembling spider legs.

•Life Cycle: Perennial

•Bloom Season: Late spring to summer

•Deciduous, Dioecious, Evergreen: Evergreen

•Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade

•Soil Texture: Well-drained sandy or loamy soils

•Soil pH: Tolerant of a wide range, but prefers slightly acidic to neutral (pH 6.0-7.0)

•Moisture Requirements: Prefers consistently moist soil, but can tolerate brief periods of drought

•Tolerance to Salt Spray: Low tolerance

•Recommended Landscape Uses: Water gardens, bog gardens, pond edges, rain gardens, native plant gardens

•Maintenance Tips: Low maintenance; remove spent flowers and yellowing foliage as needed

•Considerations: Spider Lily may spread slowly over time and may benefit from occasional division to control clumping and rejuvenate growth.

•Deer and/or Rabbit Resistance: Moderately resistant; typically not preferred by deer or rabbits

•Edible: Not typically consumed

•Medicinal Uses: No significant medicinal uses

•Toxicity to Pets: Not known to be toxic to pets

•Florida Native Companion Plant: Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)

•Wildlife Benefit: Attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies; provides habitat and food for various insects. Pollinated by the sphinx moth.

Spider Lily - Hymenocallis latifolia

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