Cardiocrinum Giganteum

The 'Giant Himalayan Lily' these bulbs are supplied as well rooted plants in polythene pots. These Cardiocrinum Giganteum are hardy plants and will reach a height of up to 3 metres and be topped with as many as 20 of the most fragrant white, trumpet flowers. A truly magnificent sight.

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1 to 9 £10.80 (£9.00 + VAT)
10 or more £9.60 (£8.00 + VAT)

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Cardiocrinum Giganteum details

Planting

March

April

Flowering

June

July

Specifications

  • Colour: White
  • Height: 300cm
  • Perennial

Good for

  • Bees
  • Beds and borders
  • Woodland
  • Fragrance

How to grow

Hardiness:Hardy
Soil type:Moist but well drained
Position:Semi-shade/Full sun
Bulbs per m2:5
Planting depth:20cm

Plant level with the surface in a cool shady position with leafmold, sand and soil. Keep moist but not water logged. Once flowered the bulb will produce offsets that take another 3-4 years to flower. Protect from frosts with mulch or straw.

Keep your eyes peeled for lily beetle to keep the large glossy leaves looking their best.

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