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Lilium 'Black Beauty' (lily bulb)

Lilium 'Black Beauty' (Lily Bulb)


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Position: full sun
Soil: well-drained soil enriched with leaf mould ora loam-based potting compost, such as John Innes no2Rate of growth: average Flowering period: July
Hardiness: fully hardy
Stunning sprays of scented, turkscap, blackish-red flowers with green centres and white margins appear in midsummer. The flowers make a fabulous display at the back of the border, or grouped in a container. This great summer-flowering bulb is universally loved because of its showy flowers that light up the garden, but like all lilies, is susceptible to lily beetle.Garden care: Bulbs are best planted in autumn but can also be planted in spring. Plant them 2-3 times their own depth and the equivalent spacing between bulbs.

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