CARDIOCRINUM

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.

Further Reading....
  • 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.

Buy Varieties of CARDIOCRINUM

CARDIOCRINUM giganteum

CARDIOCRINUM giganteum

Giant Himalayan lily, Giant lily

an unusual lily which will take 5-7 years to produce an enormous 6-10ft high flowering spike of scented white flowers with a deep throat. After flowering the plant will die but large quantities of offsets and seedlings will appear nearby to develop again

 
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Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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