Just a quick post before we are off to a dog trial. Lycoris aurea opened its buds this morning. For reasons I don't understand, my yellow flowered Lycoris seem the most willing to bloom in pots. Compare the picture to the left to L. chinensis below, which bloomed about a month ago.
A yellow Lycoris is often offered by bulb brokers, which they name L. aurea, however this is not the true species, but probably a hybrid of L. traubii. I have the true species, obtained from China, although, unfortunately I have not been able to list it so far.