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Lilium Regale (Regal Lily)

Lilium Regale (Regal Lily)

Huge, trumpet shaped, white flowers and heady fragrance

One of the most popular varieties of lily, and its not hard to see why. The hug e trumpet-shaped white flowers are flushed with pink, smell divine and provide great wafts of scent throughout the garden when they are open. Alternatively bring them inside as cut flowers and they will fill your home with their heady perfume. Lilies are one of the all time favourite summer-flowering bulbs as th ey will look superb in any garden scheme. Be warned, lilies are susceptible to a range of pests and diseases, including lily beetle, and as such can be high maintenance and may need replacing regularly. The RSPCA have reported that all parts of lilies can be fatal to cats, including the flower, leaves and pollen. For more information visit

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, including chalk, enriched with leaf mould, or a loam-based potting compost such as John Innes no. 2
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
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