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Lilium pardanthinum

Previously known as:

  • Nomocharis pardanthinum
Description

A showy perennial bulb in the Liliaceae family that is native to China, Tibet and Burma. They have scaly bulbs and leafy stems. Coming from areas with cold dry winters and summer rainfall, they bloom in summer. The flowers are very beautiful. 

This plant grows best in AM Sun to 25% shade.  Plant bulbs 6 in. (15 cm) deep and space 12 in. apart. Dislikes being disturbed once planted and division of bulbs is not recommended.

Cultivars / Varieties:
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Cultivars / Varieties:
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#showy flowers#container plant#pink flowers#partial sun#summer flowers#bulbs#summer bulbs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Lilium
    Species:
    pardanthinum
    Family:
    Liliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
    Bulb Storage:
    Store bulbs in dry peat at 35 degrees F (2C)
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Trumpet
    Tubular
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    Rose-pink flowers with purple spotting across petals. Blooms in summer and fades to white with age.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Whorled
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Subulate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Solitary leaves lower down the stem. Whorls further up.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Patio
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting