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Lilium concolor

Lily

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.6m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourGlossy dark red
  • Leaf ColourWhitish purple

Description

Lilium concolor (Lily). An upright bulbous perennial herb reaching 80cm in height. Stems are whitish-purple and flowers are a glossy, dark red.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Morning star lily

Origin

China

Interest and use

Grown for their often fragrant, brightly coloured flowers. Makes a good container plant.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH9.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will need good drainage. Some prefer alkaline soil, others will not tolerate it. They all prefer the sun, but make sure the roots are deep to keep them cool. Propagated by means of offsets from the main bulb or seeds.

Propagation

Propagated by means of offsets from the main bulb or seeds.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Viruses, fungal diseases, leather jackets and lily beetle may cause problems.

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