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.
Julie McCaffrey is media relations manager at the Chicago Botanic Garden and is responsible for promoting the Garden's programs and events through traditional and social media. Julie holds a B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University and an M.S. in Communications from Northwestern University. View all posts by Julie McCaffrey