Cardiocrinum giganteum / Cardiocrinum mirabile / Lilium giganteum - Giant Himalayan Lily Seeds

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Botanical nomenclature: Cardiocrinum giganteum / Cardiocrinum mirabile / Lilium giganteum
Common name: Giant Himalayan Lily
Origin: South of China / Himalaya
Height: between 3,00 and 3,50 meters.
Luminosity: partial shadow or shadow
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Subfamily: Lilioideae
Tribe: Lilieae
Genus: Cardiocrinum
Species: C. giganteum


A giant lily native from the Himalayas to northern Myanmar and China that produces a stalk every spring to eventually more than 3 m (10 ft.) tall from an underground bulb. The leaves are large and heart-shaped or oval. After 6 or more years from seed, huge, most magnificently scented white flowers appear in a terminal inflorescence. After flowering, the main bulb dies but produces several offshoots that will flower after 3 to 4 years. It will grow without much protection in USDA Zones 8 to 9 but can also be grown in colder climates with heavy mulching to keep the ground frost free.

Native specie of southern tropical and subtropical areas of asia

Imponent specie, of extraordinary growth, their flowers are white and organized in groups in the high of a juicy caule that emerges among their foliage, promoting a true spectacle during the summer.

Fresh regions can be cultivated in the full sun with light shading or the shadow and in hot regions of brazil, the shadow or shadow may be cultivated. Prefer your plantio with any protection against the sun strong in the hotter hours during the day.

In regions which occurred, should receive protection during the winter.

The specie are required in rich soil, with good weather and that promotes good drainage, enough to resist dry.

Really fantastic specie, their leaf is bright and textured green, extremely perfumed flowers.

The specie is rustic and establishes easily, multiplying years after year and forming a beautiful focal point in gardens.

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