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  • Eventual height: 3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

Cardiocrinum giganteum

giant himalayan lily bulb

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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A truly spectacular plant, which produces glorious trumpet-like flowers on stems up to three metres tall. It originates from forest floors in China so will thrive in moist, semi-shaded positions. The stately flower-spikes bear glowing, 15cm long lily-like, creamy-white blooms that have a claret stain in the throat. These are held above the green foliage which often has a bronze/purple tinge. A showstopper.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs in autumn just below the soil surface. Top-dress annually with leaf mould and provide a deep winter mulch.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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