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Lilium 'Simplon' (Oriental lily 'Simplon')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Lilium 'Simplon'

Other names

Oriental lily 'Simplon'

Genus

Lilium Lilium

Variety or Cultivar

'Simplon' _ 'Simplon' is clear white lily with a hint of chartreuse in the center.


Lilium 'Simplon' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs , Vine weevil

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers, but do not cut back the stems before Autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Lilium 'Simplon' (Oriental lily 'Simplon') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil, enriched with leaf mould or well-rotted organic matter. After planting cover wtih peat free compost to retain moisture. Dislikes dry hot postions.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Lilium 'Simplon'

Other names

Oriental lily 'Simplon'

Genus

Lilium Lilium

Variety or Cultivar

'Simplon' _ 'Simplon' is clear white lily with a hint of chartreuse in the center.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Lily beetle (Scarlet) , Slugs , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers, but do not cut back the stems before Autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Lilium 'Simplon' (Oriental lily 'Simplon') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil, enriched with leaf mould or well-rotted organic matter. After planting cover wtih peat free compost to retain moisture. Dislikes dry hot postions.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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