Lycoris radiata, also known as red spider lily or red magic lily is a red, beautiful flower. Lycoris flowers are poisonous, and are often planted in Japanese cemeteries to repel insects. Although the relation between lycoris and cemeteries started for such practical reasons, this flower has an ominous image to it and is thought to bloom in the Netherworld - the same way it blooms like blood around graves.
Today we collected a number of amazing illustrations featuring beautiful and dangerous lycoris radiata flowers. Enjoy!