Heather Sherwood, Senior Horticulturist, tells us about the Lycoris squamigera, a hardy member of the amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae), native to China. These bulbs as well as many spring flowering bulbs will be available at the Fall Bulb Festival October 1-3. For more information, visit chicagobotanic.org/bulb.
Surprise Lilies Blooming at the Garden
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