Create Your Garden

Lilium ‘Black Spider’ (Asiatic Lily)

Lily 'Black Spider', Asiatic Lily 'Black Spider', Tango Lily 'Black Spider', Asiatic Hybrids

Lilium 'Black Spider', Lily 'Black Spider', Asiatic Lily 'Black Spider', Asiatic Hybrids, Asiatic Lilies, Bicolor Lilies, Fragrant lilies, Lily flower, Lily Flower

Spice up your garden or patio with the spectacular blossoms of Lilium ‘Black Spider’. They are so irresistible with their creamy-white flowers adorned with deep burgundy spots and black hearts. Black Spider is also quite abundant with up to 5-7 flowers per stem – a great floral show is guaranteed!

  • Blooming in early-mid summer, this Lily constitutes an excellent border plant, providing striking color and contrast to the perennial border and mixes beautifully with annuals and other summer flowering bulbs.
  • It is well suited to containers and the cutting garden as it makes excellent fresh-cut flowers. Plant in groups of 3, 6, or 12 bulbs for a striking display!
  • Growing up to 2-3 feet tall (60-90 cm), it performs best in full sun or part shade and enjoys fairly fertile, well-drained soils. Good moisture is required and dry soil should be avoided.
  • Reliable, easy to grow, beloved by bees and butterflies
  • Toxic to cats (though not for dogs or any known species)
  • When flowering is over, cut back leaves and stems after they turn yellow. This plant may self-seed.
  • Plant in fall or early spring in the garden. Potted plants may be planted at any time between spring and fall.
  • This Lily is a member of the Asiatic Hybrids Division (I) which includes lilies with small to medium-sized flowers, usually bowl-shaped, flat, or with recurved tepals and with an open center. The flower color is generally uniform or with contrasting tepal tips and/or throat. Spots are often absent. The flowers have little or no scent and their leaves are scattered with a narrow to medium width. There are 9 different types of lilies classified by the Royal Horticultural Society. And they are all real eye-catchers!

Lilies: How to Grow and Care with Success


Want to learn how to grow and care for lilies like a pro? Follow these simple steps and enjoy the beauty of these striking plants.

Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Liliaceae
Genus Lilium
Common names Asiatic Lily, Lily
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid)
Height 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Depth 8" (20cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage
How Many Plants
Do I Need?
Explore Great Plant Combination Ideas
Lilium (Lily)
Guides with
Lilium (Lily)
Not sure which Lilium (Lily) to pick?
Compare Now

Alternative Plants to Consider

Lilium ‘Fairy Morning’ (Martagon Lily)
Lilium ‘Conca d’Or’ (Orienpet Lily)
Lilium ‘Candy Club’ (Orienpet Lily)
Lilium ‘Forever Susan’ (Asiatic Lily)
Lilium ‘Chameleon’ (Martagon Lily)
Lilium ‘Flavia’ (Orienpet Lily)

Recommended Companion Plants

Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’ (Sage)
Echinops ritro ‘Veitch’s Blue’ (Globe Thistle)
Artemisia ludoviciana (White Sage)
Stachys byzantina (Lamb’s Ears)

Find In One of Our Guides or Gardens

Pure White Flowers for a Touch of Elegance in Your Garden
26 Terrific Summer Bulbs to Grow in your Garden or Pots
Popular Flower Bulbs For Your Garden and Pots
Great Companion Plants for Lilies
Most Fragrant Lilies
Oriental Lilies
Tiger Lily: A Bold and Beautiful Garden Addition
Lilium martagon (Martagon Lily)
Great Companion Plants for Asiatic Hybrid Lilies
Lilies for Long Summer Blooms
Lilies: Planting Depth and Distance
Plant Combination Ideas with Lilies
Great Companion Plants for Martagon Lilies
Great Companion Plants for Oriental Hybrid Lilies
Great Companion Plants for Orienpet Hybrid Lilies
Great Companion Plants for Trumpet Hybrid Lilies
Asiatic Lilies
Orienpet Lilies
Trumpet Lilies
Species and Wild Lilies
Most Fragrant LA Hybrids and Orienpet Lilies
Most Fragrant Oriental Lilies
Most Fragrant Trumpet Lilies
Most Fragrant Species Lilies
Lilies: How to Grow and Care with Success
Best Lilies For Pots and Containers
Plants with Pink Flowers to Add Romance to Your Garden
How to Choose Lilies
While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
Buy Plants

Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Bulbs, Perennials
Plant Family Liliaceae
Genus Lilium
Common names Asiatic Lily, Lily
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid)
Height 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Depth 8" (20cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Cutting Garden, Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage
How Many Plants
Do I Need?
Explore Great Plant Combination Ideas
Lilium (Lily)
Guides with
Lilium (Lily)
Not sure which Lilium (Lily) to pick?
Compare Now

Gardening Ideas

Plant Calculator

How many Lilium ‘Black Spider’ (Asiatic Lily) do I need for my garden?

Input your garden space dimensions

Your Shopping List

Plant Quantity
Lilium ‘Black Spider’ (Asiatic Lily) N/A Buy Plants

Please Login to Proceed

You Have Reached The Free Limit, Please Subscribe to Proceed

Subscribe to Gardenia

To create additional collections, you must be a paid member of Gardenia
  • Add as many plants as you wish
  • Create and save up to 25 garden collections
Become a Member

Plant Added Successfully

You have Reached Your Limit

To add more plants, you must be a paid member of our site Become a Member

Update Your Credit
Card Information

Cancel

Create a New Collection

Sign Up to Our Newsletter

    You have been subscribed successfully

    Join Gardenia.net

    Create a membership account to save your garden designs and to view them on any device.

    Becoming a contributing member of Gardenia is easy and can be done in just a few minutes. If you provide us with your name, email address and the payment of a modest $25 annual membership fee, you will become a full member, enabling you to design and save up to 25 of your garden design ideas.

    Join now and start creating your dream garden!

    Join Gardenia.net

    Create a membership account to save your garden designs and to view them on any device.

    Becoming a contributing member of Gardenia is easy and can be done in just a few minutes. If you provide us with your name, email address and the payment of a modest $25 annual membership fee, you will become a full member, enabling you to design and save up to 25 of your garden design ideas.

    Join now and start creating your dream garden!

    Find your Hardiness Zone

    Find your Heat Zone

    Find your Climate Zone