Higanbana – Spider Lily
Higanbana (ヒガンバナ), is the Japanese name of the Spider Lily, is a plant of the Amaryllidaceae family, belonging to the Amaryllidoideae subfamily of 13 to 20 plant species. Originating in China, it was introduced to Japan many centuries ago and its full bloom in mid-September and early October.
The leaves are long and slender, 30 to 60 cm long and only 0.5 to 2 cm wide. The scape is erect, 30 to 70 cm tall, with a terminal umbel of four to eight flowers, which can be red, white, yellow or orange.
Mid-September to Early October
【It doesn’t have a correct date depending on the temperature of each year, it blooms earlier or faster】