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Photo courtesy of USFWS National Key Deer Wildlife Refuge and Louise Venne.

Spider lily

Scientific name
Hymenocallis latifolia
Plant Family
Plant Group
This coastal species has leathery leaf blades that often grow 2.5 feet in length. Its spectacular flower extends beyond the leaves and is fragrant, white, with six thin 5-inch long petals.
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This coastal species has leathery leaf blades that often grow 2.5 feet in length. Its spectacular flower extends beyond the leaves and is fragrant, white, with six thin 5-inch long petals.

Did You Know?

This particular species of Spider lily is found primarily in Florida and Texas. The white flowers are quite fragrant. Once they have finished blooming, large, oval-shaped capsules, 1-3 inches long develop.

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