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Easter Lily   

Lilium longiflorum

Easter Lily is part of the Lilium genus. Its scientific name is Lilium longiflorum. The botanical name epithet for Easter Lily (longiflorum) means 'with long flowers'.

Grows well in light, sandy loam.

This plant is toxic to pets. 1

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   White. When mature, blooms are roughly 10.0 cm (that's 3.9 inches in imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers take a funnel form, with an approximate petal count of 5. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green colour. A type of flower, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Easter Lily normally grows with a erect habit to a mature height of 95.0 cm (that's 3.09 feet imperial). This plant tends to bloom in early summer.

Easter Lily is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Easter Lily

  • Dappled Sun

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  • Medium

Not as hardy as most lilies… often considered tender. However, when planted deeply with a good layer of mulch it will grow very well as far north as zone 6a. Does not require as much chilling in winter as most lilies, thus making it easy to force.

Growing Easter Lily from seed

Transplanting Easter Lily

Companion plants for Easter Lily

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Easter Lily so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Easter Lily

These plants will not grow well with Easter Lily so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Easter Lily problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Easter Lily plants:

Other names for Easter Lily

Bermuda Lily

Easter Lily care instructions

How long does Easter Lily take to grow?

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