Chinese sacred lily


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Chinese sacred lily

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(Plants) a Chinese amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus tazetta orientalis, widely grown as a house plant for its fragrant yellow and white flowers. See also polyanthus2
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THE sweetly-scented Narcissus tazetta varieties, with their white blooms and pale yellow cups, are known as the Chinese Sacred Lily and symbolic of purity and elegance.
Related and almost equally foolproof bulbs: Chinese sacred lily, white petals and a gold cup; 'Cragford', white petals and a scarlet cup; 'Geranium', white petals and an orange cup; 'Grand Soleil d'Or', golden yellow.
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