of the resurrection lily are born on a tall stalk, with no
leaves. This is the reason for another common name, naked
lily. Other names are, surprise lily, magic lily. It is
easy to grow, and left alone will clone itself into dense masses.
are the leaves of a row of resurrection lilies. They come up in
the early spring, forming a dense cover that will smother anything
growing underneath. This is a favored haunt of the brown garden
Then these leaves all die. I have cut them away here, and used them for mulch. The plants look very dead. Which explains the name, resurrection lily.
the leaves have died, suddenly the flower bud appears, looking like a
spear point on the end of its rapidly growing stalk.
are the bulbs of the resurrection lily. they usually won't flower
until the second year after being dug up and replanted.
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