Lilium candidum


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lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers

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Flowers were used in religious ceremonies, with the Madonna lily, Lilium candidum, representing the Virgin Mary, and the rose, probably Rosa x alba symbolising love, purity and peace.
Madonna Lilium candidum is an unfussy and easy-to-grow lily that's a must-have for summer fragrance.
Lilium candidum, which comes from the Mediterranean and produces a sweet-scented cluster of pure white trumpet flowers on stems from 90cm-180cm tall (3ft-6ft).
The only real exception is Lilium candidum which must be planted very shallowly.
Lilium candidum, the Madonna lily, has white flowers and grows 90cm-1.
SOME of the most popular scented lilies are Lilium regale with its white, pink-flushed blooms, Lilium candidum and Lilium longiflorum which are both pure white, and Oriental hybrids including the white variety Casa Blanca.
The name originates from the Greek leirion, a term applied to the madonna lily, Lilium candidum, which comes from the Mediterranean area and produces a sweet-scented cluster of pure white trumpet flowers on stems from 90cm-180cm tall (3ft-6ft), depending on soil and conditions.
PLANT Madonna lilies, Lilium candidum, in a sunny spot.