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Anthericum liliago

St Bernard's lily

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.7m to 1m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Anthericum liliago (St Bernard's lily). This species produces grey-green leaves. In the summer, tall spikes of white flowers on white stems are produced which seem to 'float' in the right light.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Floral interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Is best grown in any fertile soil, provided that it has good drainage. Prefer full sun.

Propagation

By division in spring or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails.

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