From the fiery orange tiger lily, left, to the calming White madonna lily
, inset, these plants are a strong and cheery presence in the garden
The fragrant regal lily, with large white trumpets, is a good substitute for the white or madonna lily
Madonna show Plant bulbs of fragrant Lilium candidum - the Madonna lily
- any time from now until mid-September in a sunny spot in well-drained fertile soil.
Easy Plant Madonna lily
bulbs in a sunny spot in well-draining fertile soil from now until mid-September.
The Madonna lily
(lilium candidum), is an exception and while it has a relatively large bulb, is planted close to the surface, so much so that in the wild I have seen the tips of the scales poking through the ground.
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.
Widely cultivated and often naturalized Old World species include the Madonna lily
Lilium candidum, the Madonna lily
, has white flowers and grows 90cm-1.
QCAN you tell me where I can purchase Madonna Lily
bulbs, and also the Winter Sweet shrub?
THE first lily to be cultivated over 3,000 years ago was the Madonna Lily
, pure white and deliciously fragrant.