The triplet lilies, Triteleia, are summer-flowering bulbs bearing pretty sprays of flowers at the top of wiry stems, not dissimilar to those of agapanthus. Considered dependable and easy to grow, triteleias make fantastic cut flowers and are attractive to pollinating insects. On top of this, they produce little in the way of foliage, so are great for growing through other plants without shading them out too much.
Triteleia laxa 'Silver Queen' has white flowers with steely grey stripes on the petals, which flare out giving each flower a starry appearance. It looks fantastic planted in drifts.
For best results, grow Triteleia laxa 'Foxy' in full sun in light, well-drained and fertile soil. Avoid planting in soil that is excessively wet in winter.
Triteleia ‘Silver queen’ and wildlife
Triteleia ‘Silver queen’ is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, butterflies/moths and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Is Triteleia ‘Silver queen’ poisonous?
Triteleia ‘Silver queen’ has no toxic effects reported.