CARDIOCRINUM GIGANTEUM

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CARDIOCRINUM GIGANTEUM

$3.81 / packet

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Description

The "Giant Yunnan Lily" is a stately giant, producing two inch thick stems, with dinner plate sized leaves above which open numerous eight inch green and white waxy, very fragrant trumpets, followed by enormous "everlasting", toothed seed-pods when dried. A fantastic plant in all respects.

Sowing Advice

Sow seeds at any time covering them with compost or grit 5mm deep, keeping the seed pot in a cool, well-lit spot outdoors. Artificial heat is not needed and can prevent germination so be very patient as many species will only germinate in the spring after chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray in the winter. Grow on individual seedlings in small pots until of sufficient size to be potted on or planted out into the open ground. These seeds often wait until the second year to germinate so PLEASE keep the seed tray!

Key Facts

Family:Liliaceae

Classification:Hardy bulb

Height:1.8-2.4m

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