Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne

Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne

Lily

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does not flower in May

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Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne
  • Common name: Lily
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne is a dwarf species lily, bearing dusky pink flowers flushed with yellow. Clump-forming, established plants bear more flowers per stem, resulting in a pretty, floriferous display over time.

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Plant bulbs in autumn, roughly 12cm deep humus-rich, well-drained soil, in a sheltered spot in partial shade. 

How to grow Lilium oxypetalum

  • Plant size

    1.2m height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Lilium oxypetalum and wildlife

Lilium oxypetalum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Lilium oxypetalum poisonous?

Lilium oxypetalum can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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