Lilium 'Carbonero'

Lilium 'Carbonero'

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Lilium 'Carbonero'
  • Common name: Lily
  • Plant type: Bulb

Height: 1.5m

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Grown for their flamboyant, often fragrant blooms from late-spring to summer, lilies are a stalwart of summer borders. They're well suited to growing in containers, where they can be positioned in borders as and when you need them.

Lilium ‘Carbonero’ is a hybrid lily with bright pink flowers with freckled markings. It's ideal for growing in ornamental displays with lighter-flowered lilies, and looks great in a vase.

For best results grow in Lilium 'Carbanero' in well-drained soil, in full sun, preferably with shade at the base. Alternatively it can be planted in deep containers, in loam-based compost.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Harmful if ingested

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