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Tiger Lily 'Citronella'

Lilium lancifolium

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Citronella is part of the Lilium genus and is a Tiger Lily variety. Its scientific name is Lilium lancifolium 'Citronella'. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows to a mature height of 1.00 metres (3.25 feet).

Citronella Tiger Lily is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Citronella have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Citronella

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Citronella is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Citronella are Zone 2 and Zone 10. Citronella requires a soil ph of 4.5 - 7.8 meaning it does best in moderately acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Citronella from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

Transplanting Citronella

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Citronella is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Citronella