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Commonly known as Giant lily
A spectacular giant well worth growing for the fun and experience of it if you have the patience.
Genus of 3 species of large, bulbous, monocarpic perennials found in scrub and forest in the Himalayas, Japan and China.
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - bulbous monocarpic perennials. Grown for the spectacular, lily-like, trumpet-shaped flowers
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Partial shade - cool and sheltered site. Intolerant of hot and dry conditions.
Additional Features - Good to know - - die after flowering, leaving numerous offsets which will flower in 4-5 years.
Pests & Diseases - slugs, lily viruses.
Place of origin - Himalayas, China, Japan.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
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