Oriental lily

Lilium 'Casa Blanca'

Oriental lily - Lilium  'Casa Blanca'

Common Name: Oriental lily
Genus: Lilium
Cultivar: 'Casa Blanca'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.10 m (110 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.15 m (15 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July & August

A classic oriental lily with sweetly fragrant pure white flowers that delicately curve back towards the end of each petal and dark red stamens. The flowers are produced on tall stems from mid- to late summer and are ideal for the back of a sunny border. Universally loved for their big showy flowers these lilies make excellent cut-flowers.
  • Soil: well-drained soil enriched with leaf mould or a loam-based potting compost such as John Innes no2
  • Garden care: Bulbs are best planted in autumn but can also be planted in spring. Plant them 2-3 times their own depth and the equivalent spacing between bulbs
  • Goes well with: Macleaya cordata, Crocosmia 'Lucifer', Potentilla 'Gibson's Scarlet', Cosmos astrosangineus, Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum', Ricinus communis 'Carmencita'.

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