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chinese lantern lily

chinese lantern lily (Sandersonia aurantiaca)

these are the semi-climbing lantern lily sandersonia, i love these, my daughter calls them chefs hats!!!

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Did you grow this from seed well done if you did my mum loved these can't wait to see it flower.:o))

21 Aug, 2011


yes from seed sixpence, thanks i can't wait either.. :-))

21 Aug, 2011


I bet you can't and well done. :o))

21 Aug, 2011


thanks :-))

21 Aug, 2011



21 Aug, 2011


I don't know this one, W, but I like the idea of a climbing lily! Can you post pics when its mature? How long will I have to wait?? lol!! :))

21 Aug, 2011


Lol K, i'm a bit impatient with this one too, it's not a true lily as they've moved it from that genus to another .. colchium group i think in 2007, it could be flowering next year if i'm lucky... fingers crossed :-))

21 Aug, 2011


That's right SL - it is a member of the Colchicaceae family (the same as Gloriosa).

21 Aug, 2011


Thanks Meanie i thought it was but not 100 % sure..

22 Aug, 2011


Fingers crossed for you, for next year, W :))

22 Aug, 2011


A what? Sounds interesting - good luck with it :))))))))))

22 Aug, 2011

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