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Botanical name: Lilium candidum
Other names: Madonna lily, White lily, French lily, Juno's rose, St Joseph's lily, Annunciation lily, Ascension lily, Bourbon lily
Species: L. candidum - L. candidum is a bulbous perennial with shiny, dark-green, linear leaves. In summer, it bears several trumpet-shaped, fragrant, pure white flowers with yellow stamens on tall, upright stems.
Lilium candidum is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Grey mould
Propagation methods: Offsets, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Lilium candidum (Madonna lily) will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in humus-rich, well drained soil in a sunny position
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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